Eucalyptus sieberi

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
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Soil Type Sandy clay
Soil Moisture (minimum) 700 mm (26.92") per year
Native New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge tree to 147'
bulletStraight trunk
bulletFast growing

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFast growing
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.


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