Eucalyptus badjensis

Badja gum, Big Badja Gum


Description: This large species is found on high altitude plateaus and hills in SE New South Wales. It is a ribbon type gum, similar to E. viminalis. The bark is rough, gray to brown on the lower trunk and smooth above.  Ribbons of bark hang high in the trees.  Flowers are white and in clusters of 3's.  An important timber tree.

Culture: Gravels, loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, moderate moisture needs.

Uses: Ornamental, ribbon type gum found in high altitudes

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large tree 65-115' (to 40 m)
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate to fast
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletRibbon type gum
bulletCream/white flowers
bulletShedding bark
bulletTimber tree

Problem Solving Features

bulletFast growing
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed

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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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