Description: This species is found growing in areas of high rainfall in the Blue Mountains and Budawang Rang area of New South Wales. It is commonly found on sandstone soils on rocky outcrops in tall forest areas. The bark is rough, compact, can be either flaky or scaly, gray-brown in color to about 15', then becomes smooth, gray, white or sometimes green. Often seen with "insect scribbles" in Australia.
Culture: Sun, acid soil, sandy loam, high rainfall areas.
Uses: Ornamental, shade, fast growth rate.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Large tree to 90' (30 m), NO lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales|
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