Eucalyptus oreades

Blue Mountain Ash


Description: A fast growing tree that features white or yellow peeling bark in long ribbons. The leaves are dark green and up to 6" long. A nice timber tree for its white wood. Found native in the Blue Mountains area of New South Wales and Queensland on poor sandy soils on high sloping country

Culture: Sun, acid pH soil, clay, 30"+ annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade, sawmill timber, firewood, frost tolerant plant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tall tree to 90', NO lignotuber
Flower Color White/cream
Growth Rate Fast
Native New South Wales, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletTree to 90'
bulletPeeling bark
bulletFast growth rate
bulletWhite flowers
bulletValuable timber

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive foliage
bulletModerate moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletDoes well in sandy soils
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletLikes sun

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Poor seed germination.  35-87 seeds per gram.
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