Eucalyptus dalrympleana ssp dalrympleana
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|
|Culture||Moderate moisture needed|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania|
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