Eucalyptus camphora ssp camphora
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 Victoria. Food 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|
|Culture||Moderate moist to water-logged|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria|
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Updated Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM