Description: This species is found native in New South Wales,Victoria, Queensland. The bark is shedding to leave a smooth, white or gray with gray-blue, pink or cream-yellow patches. The shedding bark appears at an early age. The wood is strong and durable and has been used in fencing. Juvenile leaves are ovate, adult leaves are shaped like a lance. The flowers are white and occur in groups of 7 to 11. Food source for Koala browse.
Culture: Clay loams, gravels, loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, moderate moisture needs.
Uses: Ornamental, Koala browse, attractive shedding bark in different colors.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Single trunk tree to 82' (25 m), lignotuber|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland|
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