Eucalyptus regnans

Mountain ash, Swamp gum, Stringy gum, Giant ash


Description: Reported as the tallest hardwood tree in the world ! This tree has a long, straight trunk with the bark being shed annually in long ribbons. Flowers are small and rarely noticed (how are you going to see them 300' up?) Makes a magnificent specimen tree where hardy.  Grows best with moisture throughout the year in high rainfall areas with somewhat fertile soil.  Native to Victoria and Tasmania.

Uses: Sawmill timber, ground contact timber, pulpwood.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large tree to 325'+ (100+ m)
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Soil Type Loam
Soil Moisture (minimum) 750 mm (30") per year
Native Victoria, Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing species
bulletShedding bark in ribbons
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletBest in poor soils with moderate fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSun lover
bulletFast growing

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed needs 3 weeks cold treatment.  Approximately 181 seeds per gram.


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