Eucalyptus dalrympleana ssp dalrympleana

Mountain gum,

Broad leaved ribbon gum

Description: This species is from the mountains of SE New South Wales, adjacent Victorian Alps and the Central Highlands of Tasmania. A large, straight trunk tree with an open crown and trunk diameters up to 4'. Juvenile leaves are rounded, dull gray-green, adult leaves are up to 9" long and wavy. The bark peels to reveal pink patches. A fast growing tree that prefers heavy, but well drained soil in cool areas of high rainfall.

Culture: Sun, acid pH clay, clay loams, moderate moisture, does best in cool areas with high rainfall.

Uses: Reported to tolerate frosts and snow, provides shade, fast growth rate, Koala browse.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large tree to 150' (15-40 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture needed
Native New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge tree to 150'
bulletPeeling bark
bulletMay develop large trunks

Problem Solving Features

bulletLoves moist conditions
bulletSomewhat frosts and snow tolerant - Good in cool areas with high rainfall
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Cold stratification 28 days may assist germination.
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