Flooded Gum, Rose Gum
Description: A straight trunk tree with smooth bark, white, gray-white or blue-gray in color. The most widely planted Eucalyptus species and is noted for its timber production in Australia. Juvenile leaves are somewhat oval, adult foliage shaped like a lance. Native to coastal areas from near Newcastle New South Wales area and north into Queensland. Reports from the Australian National Botanic Gardens report no frost damage after eight years. Suitable for slightly saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.
Culture: Sun, acid pH, clay loam, loam, sandy loam soil, 36" + annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental, shade, Koala browse, sawmilling, timber production.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Tall tree to 163' (50m), lignotuber absent|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland|
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