TRADE NAME : Totara
BOTANICAL SPECIES : Podocarpus Totara
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : New Zealand
AIR DENSITY : 12% Mc is 480Kg/m3
CHARACTERISTICS : The heartwood is reddish brown. Straight grained with a fine even texture making it easy to work with.
DURABILITY : Very Durable (Class 1 rating) Lasts more than 25 years in the ground as 50X50 stakes.
STRENGTH : MOR at 12% Mc is 62. MOE is at 6.4.
SEASONING : Dries slowly, kiln drying can cause uneven drying and remove extratives that provide its durability.
USES : High Grade - Sashes, Doors, Tanks, Vats, Boat Sheathing, Decking, Weatherboards.
Low Grade - Fence posts, exterior landscaping, sleepers
COMMON NAMES : Totara
We make small planters and troughs for around the home.
The troughs are available in 0.5m for $36, 0.8m for $56 and 1.0m for $72.
The raise beds or planters are stackable and can be staggered or used to create your own compost bin or worm farm.
A layer is $45, a lid is $35 and a base (with bottom for concrete is $65) and are 0.6m square.
Custom boxes can be made and pricing is subject to dimensions.