Eucalyptus microtheca

Coolibah

Description: This species is widely distributed over Northern Australia, commonly found along rivers and heavy soils of flood plains. The bark varies, it can be smooth and white or gray to rough, fibrous, gray to gray-black. Juvenile leaves are alternate, lanceolate, green to gray-green in color. Adult leaves are lanceolate and dull green or gray-green in color. The second most widely distributed species in Australia, Eucalyptus camaldulensis is # 1.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree 49-65' (15-20 m)
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Northern Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree to 65'
bulletSuitable for heavy soils or flood plains
bulletModerate growth rate

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree
bulletGrows well in moist soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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