Tasmanian Yellow Gum
Description: This species is named for its colorful yellow/orange/green streaks that are exposed as the bark peels. Juvenile leaves are opposite and shining dark green. Closely related to E. subcrenulata, but is taller and has broader buds and fruits. Used for cabinet grade timer. Reported to re-sprout after -12 degrees F. Found in SE Tasmania, Florentine and Weld Valleys, Wellington Range above 400 m.
Culture: Sun, acid pH, clay loam, loam, sandy loam soil.
Uses: Ornamental, shade tree, beautiful bark colors, glossy green leaves.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Large tree to 131' (40m), lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
Problem Solving Features
Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM