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)|
|Soil Moisture (minimum)||750 mm (30") per year|
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