Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Murray River red gum 

Description: A large, specimen or landscape tree. Trunk diameters of 12' have been recorded! (Now, if you have 9 lives, then you might see yours grow up that big!) It is grown more for its impressive size rather than foliage or flowers. It is able to withstand dry periods or water-logged soils and also tolerates poor or dry soils. It yields an exceedingly hard, durable timber and this species is widely planted throughout the world. Food source for Koala browseFound widely throughout all of Australia in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, West Australia, Northern Territory.  Suitable for moderate  saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m.

Uses: Shade tree, firewood, water logged areas, honey production, salt affected areas, wind resistant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tall tree up to 150', usually tops out around 70'
Flower Color Cream
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Soil type Sandy loam
Soil moisture (minimum) 200 mm (8")
Native Most of Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing species, 6'+ per year!
bulletWithstands dry or wet soils
bulletLarge tree for specimen/landscape/timber

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent for wet/moist soils (or drought)
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFast growth rate

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates easy with no special treatment.  Approximately 27 days for total germination.  Typical germination rate 494 per gram.  Approximately 465-698 seeds per gram.

 

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