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)|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to fast|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales|
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