Small fruited gray gum
Description: This species is native in Wyong in New South Wales northwards into Queensland, commonly along the coastal areas. It offers a shedding bark that reveals orange to copper color trunk. Flower color is white in groups of 7 to 15. The foliage is suitable as Koala browse. It is generally found along coastal areas around Wyong in New South Wales and northwards into Queensland. The wood is very hard and durable. Koalas eat the leaves and yellow-bellied gliders eat the sap. Flowers used by honeyeaters and lorikeets.
Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, clay-loam, 34" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade, sawmill timber, honey production.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Large tree to 131', lignotuber|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to fast|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland|
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