Eucalyptus rudis

West Australia Flooded gum

Description: Fast growing tree to 60', short erect stout stem, dark green tapering linear leaves white flowers.  Generally found along stream banks or flood plains with silt topsoil and clay subsoil.  Suitable for moderate saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m. The best thing about this species is it's ability to grow on poor soils subject to occasional flooding.

Culture: Sun, silt and clay, pH 5.5 to 6.4, minimum 20" annual rainfall per year.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade trees, firewood, water-logged soils, honey production, soil stabilization.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree to 60', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing shade tree
bulletDoes well in water-logged soils

Problem Solving Features

bulletShade tree
bulletSoil stabilizer
bulletLow maintenance
bulletWater-logged soils

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  84 viable seeds per gram.


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