Sydney blue gum, Blue gum
Description: This tree is fast growing, up to 10' per year! Young leaves are reddish and the bark has a shedding, reddish color. Flowers color is white. A tall, shaft-like tree that is fast growing; it is commonly found along coastal areas of New South Wales, Queensland.
Culture: Sun, loam or sandy loam soil, acid pH, 36-72" annual rainfall.
Uses: Koala browse, ornamental plantings, sawmill timber, firewood, honey production, wind resistant plant.
Climate Data: Favors warm, humid climate. Heat index, hot: 92 degrees F, cold: 17 degrees F. Rainfall 900-1800 mm (36 - 72 inches), altitude near seal level to 1100 m.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Large tree 50-150', lignotuber|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland|
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