Flooring, Parquetry

The Popularity of Australian Native Timbers

Spotted Gum

The popularity of Australian native timbers in flooring continues to grow and the increase in enquiries supports this trend.

Suppliers have met this interest with more and more high-quality flooring products coming to market with unique Australian timber colours and characteristics.

Here we list the most popular Australian timbers based on customer requests, and the products across our flooring range for you to achieve the look in your own home.

SPOTTED GUM

This species commonly grows along Australia’s east coast from northeast Victoria to the northern tablelands of Queensland. The colour can range from pale grey browns to rich chocolate red browns.

View the range of flooring in Spotted Gum for Solid, Engineered, Laminate, Hybrid and Vinyl flooring.

BLACKBUTT

This timber is most found in NSW and southern Queensland. The colour ranges from cream to pale brown.

View our favourite Blackbutt options in Solid Hardwood, Engineered, Laminate, Hybrid and Vinyl flooring.

BRUSH BOX

Brush Box grows along the edges of NSW and Queensland rainforest areas. The colours range from pale pink-tinged grey to rich reddish-brown.

View the range in Solid Hardwood, Engineered, Laminate , Hybrid  and Vinyl.

GREY IRONBARK

This species is found from northern NSW to Bundaberg, Queensland. The colour ranges from dark brown to reddish-brown.

View the range in Solid Hardwood, Engineered, Laminate, Hybrid and Vinyl.

JARRAH

Found in the southwest corner of Western Australia. The colours are the rich tones of reddish-brown.

View the range in Engineered and Hybrid flooring.

TASMANIAN OAK

As the name suggests, this eucalypt species is predominantly found in Tasmania as well as the alpine regions of Victoria and NSW. It is light in colour varying from straw to reddish-brown.

View the range in Solid Hardwood, EngineeredHybrid and Vinyl flooring.

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