Eucalyptus camphora ssp camphora

 Broad-leaved Sally

Description: The leaves on this species are somewhat reddish in color and rich in essential oils. The bark is gray-brown to almost black in color and peels at the trunk. One of the best features of this species is its ability to do well in poor clay soils and withstand prolonged water-logging. It grows in the valleys and marshes of the mountain regions of New South Wales to southern VictoriaFood source for Koala browse.  Suitable for slightly  saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.

Culture: Water logged soils, poor clay soils, acid pH

Uses: Ornamental, shade, water logged sites, aromatherapy, essential oils, fragrant leaves, cut foliage, shade tolerant, Koala browse.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small tree or mallee to 30', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moist to water-logged
Native New South Wales, Victoria
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletHas done fairly well wintering over in Zone 6
bulletCamphor scented leaves
bulletSmall size 30'

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent for clay soils
bulletWithstands water-logged soils
bulletShade tolerant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Approximately 9 days for total germination.  Typical germination rate 721 per gram.
 
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