Eucalyptus crebra

Narrow-leaved Red Ironbark, Ironbark, Narrow-leaved Ironbark


Description: A tree to 100' and forms a lignotuber. The bark is deeply and coarsely furrowed and the branches are dark gray and deeply furrowed.   The terminal bud clusters of 7-9-11 are green to yellow and produce white flowers.

Culture: Sun, gravels, loams, sandy loams, clays, acid pH.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade trees, timber, firewood, honey production, coastal plantings, wind resistant, Koala browse, construction uses.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree to 100' (35 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Type Sandy clay, loam
Soil Moisture (minimum) 550 mm (22") per year, to 80"
Native New South Wales, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium to large tree to 100'
bulletDark, furrowed hard iron bark
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent shelter tree
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs
bulletDoes well in shaded areas

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  520 seeds per gram.
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