Eucalyptus aggregata

Rodway black gum, Black gum


Description: This species is found in marsh flats in the higher elevations of Australia. The foliage is fine in texture with dark green leaves on arching branches. The bark is dark in color and curls and flakes from the trunk. One of the outstanding features of this species is its ability to withstand water-logged soils and occasional flooding. Native to New South Wales and Victoria. The species is closely related to the Tasmanian species E. rodwayi, but differs in its consistently groups of 7 flowers.  Suitable for moderate  saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small to medium tree to 60' (18  m), lignotuber
Flower Color Cream or white
Growth Rate Moderate
Soil Acid, waterlogged/saline sites
Placement Sun
Culture Moist to sometimes flooded soils.
Native New South Wales, Victoria
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletModerate size tree to 60'
bulletArching branches
bulletExfoliating bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletWithstands wet soils
bulletFound in higher elevations, more cold tolerance
bulletExcellent for full sun

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* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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