Silvertop ash, Ironbark, Coast ash
Description: This species has a long straight trunk with fissured bark and contrasting with smooth white branches. The bark is persistent on upper branches. On young trees, the bark is flaky gray and brown and then becomes hard, fibrous, dark and thicker. Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade trees, sawmill timber, lumber suitable for ground contact, honey production, wind resistant plant, pulpwood.
Climate Data: Favors cool to warm, humid to sub-humid climate. Heat index, hot: 80 degrees F, cold: 23 degrees F. Rainfall 700-1400 mm (28-56 inches), altitude near seal level to 1100 m.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Large tree 82-147' (25-45 m), NO lignotuber|
|Soil Type||Sandy clay|
|Soil Moisture (minimum)||700 mm (26.92") per year|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania|
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