Silvertop Ash, or ‘coast ash’ as it is commonly referred to due to it’s tendency to grow along the eastern coast, is a distinctive timber with many features including noticeable growth rings, gum veins and pencil streaks. It’s these features which make it great for visual applications.
Origin– Silvertop Ash grows in southern and central coast of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and north-eastern Tasmania.
Color- The color variation in Silvertop varies from pale to medium brown and often has a light amount of feature which can give a recycled timber look.
Download the Silvertop Ash Fact Sheet (PDF format) HERE
Properties (in accordance to the AS 5604)
|Unseasoned||S3 (Reasonably High)|
|Seasoned||SD3 (Reasonably High)|
|In-Ground||Class 3 (5-15 years)|
|Above-Ground||Class 2 (15-40 years)|
|Lyctid Borer Susceptibility||Not Susceptible|
|Fire Resistant||BAL29 (Very Resistant)|
Blonde to Brown in colour. Ideal Cladding material. Light to medium feature.