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Red Grandis cladding

Grandis Select®

Grandis Select® is Russwood’s select grade of Eucalyptus Grandis, also known as Red Grandis. This clear grade hardwood is free of sapwood on the working face and virtually free of knots throughout. Pale pink tones and subtle figuring lending a refined, natural look to this versatile cladding. Grandis Select® is sustainably sourced from well managed forests, as well as being a fast growing, highly renewable species.

At a glance


Eucalyptus Grandis



Modified timber



Clear grade hardwood, virtually free of knots. Hand-graded to ensure no sapwood on working face.


In ideal conditions, when left uncoated, Grandis Select® will weather to a silver grey colour.


Fast-growing, highly renewable species. Sustainably sourced from well managed forests (FSC® certified).

SiOO:X coating

Can be factory coated in SiOO:X pigmented versions, to achieve a weathered look at an accelerated rate.


Naturally durable (Class 3 BS EN 350-2).

Paint coating

We do not recommend using paint coatings on Grandis Select®.


Pale pink tones, with subtle figuring and few knots. Refined, natural look.


Dense - classified by BS EN 350-2 as approximately 600 Kg/m³ at a moisture content of approximately 18%.

Fire retardant coating

Not currently suitable for treatment with fire retardant.


Highly versatile, suitable for most types of cladding application.


Good stability, medium movement class.

Surface finishes

Can be produced in a planed, skimmed or Microtex® finish.

See how Grandis Select® compares with other species

Expert View

Clean, consistent boards with subtle figuring and virtually no knots, makes Grandis Select® an ideal choice for achieving a flawless look.
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Profile options

Grandis Select® can be produced in the following face-fix and secret-fix profiles.

Surface finishes

Learn more about our range of cladding surface finishes; from smooth, planed boards, to textured finishes specifically developed to enhance coating performance.


Planed boards are run through our planing mill to create a smooth, dressed finish.
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Skimming the face of each board provides a clean, unblemished fine-sawn finish.
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A fibrous surface finish designed to provide optimal performance of SiOO:X coatings.
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Coated options


SiOO:X Wood Protection eliminates differential weathering and provides a consistently weathered tone.
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Recommended fixings

How timber is fixed is fundamental to its long-term performance in terms of both appearance and durability. Explore Russwood's recommended secret-fixing options for a contemporary aesthetic without visible fixings, and face-fixing options for effective and neat detailing with precision-engineered visible fixings.


Secret fix

An innovative secret-fix solution for open rainscreen cladding.

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L-GoFix® A2 Screws

Face fix

Cladding screw for effective fixing and neat detailing.

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Face fix

Compensation strip designed to prevent direct contact between timber elements.

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Russwood Battening System


Environmentally friendly, engineer-assessed, method of fixing timber cladding.

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F-BohrFix® ZB Screws

Secret fix

For optimal fastening of tongue and groove cladding.

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L-BohrFix® A4 Screws

Face fix

A highly corrosion resistant screw for special applications.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is Grandis Select® cladding?

Grandis Select® starts from £46 per m² excluding VAT. Prices are based on a minimum quantity of 50 m² and coatings add an additional cost of approximately £20-25 per m². Prices are subject to change due to the fluctuating prices of timber and should be used as a guide only. For the most up-to-date prices please contact our sales team.

Can you help with NBS specification?

Yes. Russwood’s dedicated Architect Liaison Team assists architects with selecting the best timber cladding species, coatings and fixings for their projects, ensuring both the performance and aesthetic requirements are met. We can also assist with writing the H21 (external timber cladding) National Building Specification (NBS). Find out more about the services we offer to architects.

How do I order Grandis Select® cladding?

To receive a quotation or to place an order, get in touch with our Technical Sales Team who will be happy to assist.

Can I order a sample of Grandis Select® cladding?

The quickest and most sustainable way to view cladding samples is to browse our range of Virtual 3D samples. Physical samples can be ordered by contacting our sales team who can assist with selecting the most suitable cladding for your project and send out appropriate samples.

How does Grandis Select® compare to other timber species?

Our handy Cladding Comparison table allows you to compare species information and timber properties at a glance.

Where do you deliver to?

We offer UK wide delivery on all of our products. Please contact our sales team for a quote.