Eucalyptus deanei

Mountain blue gum, Round-leaved gum, Deane's gum

 

Description: This species is native in two distinct places: central New South Wales in the valleys of the Blue Mountains of Sydney; the second location is in south-eastern Queensland. It grows straight, tall and fast. The bark is a cream or dark gray color and sheds in plates and ribbons to expose new colors of gray, fawn and yellow. Juvenile leaves are almost rounded, the adult leaves are shaped like a lance. This is the dominant species in the Blue Gum forest and Blue Gum Swamp. It is often confused with E. punctata which is found on drier sites above the slopes of E. deanei forest.

Culture: Sun, acid soil, clay loam, loam, sandy loam soil, moderate moisture.

Uses: Ornamental, shade, fast growth rate.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large tree to 131' (40 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture needed
Native New South Wales, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge tree to 131'
bulletFast growing, tall and straight
bulletDominant species in the Blue Gum forest

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFast growth rate

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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