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|
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