Description: This is a large tree from coastal New South Wales and Victoria. The bark is fibrous throughout and gray in color. Juvenile leaves are ovate, blue-green in color. Adult leaves are lanceolate and the flowers are white. It is found native from Sydney to Melbourne in coastal and adjoining tablelands; usually on poorly drained, sandy soils. It is closely related to E. sieberi and E. andrewsii.
Climate Data: Favors cool to warm, humid to sub-humid climate. Heat index, hot: 81 degrees F, cold: 21 degrees F. Rainfall 700-1400 mm (28 - 56 inches), altitude near seal level to 1000 m.
Culture: Sun, does well on poorly drained soil, loams, sandy loams, shade tree, coastal area plantings, salt tolerant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Large tree to 90' (30 m), lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria|
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