Timber Species

Radiata Pine

Pinus Radiata

Radiata Pine is a Californian native soft wood, Radiata Pine constitutes up to 28% of Tasmania’s timber plantations, and is an environmentally sustainable softwood which is used in many types of construction and decorative purpose. The heartwood of Radiata Pine timber is a light brown to yellow colour, the texture is fine and uneven and often displays knots while the grain of this timber is usually straight.


Janka Rating: 3.3

Different species of timber have different hardness ratings called Janka Ratings. The higher the number, the harder the timber. This is an important thing to consider when choosing your timber flooring.