White mountain ash
Description: Bark is dark gray at the base and then shedding in long strips above, revealing a bright yellow-white color, usually with insect scribbles. This is a fast growing tall forest tree. A nice feature of this tree is the attractive foliage as a pot plant, sometimes seen as bright red in color with purple undersides of the leaves although green is the normal colors found. New South Wales, Victoria, Mountain sites over granite type soils.
Climate Data: Favors cool to warm, humid climate. Heat index, hot: 80 degrees F, cold: 28 degrees F. Rainfall 110-800 mm (4 - 30 inches), altitude 150 to 1000 m.
Uses: Lumber used for flooring and general construction use.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Large tree to 131' (40m), NO lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria|
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