Eucalyptus tereticornis

Forest red gum


Description: This fast growing tree has a straight trunk and dense crown.  The bark is smooth, shedding in sheets or flakes to reveal mottled colors of gray, white and blue.  It is being grown in Brazil for timber, mulch and other related products and is harvested on a 7 year cycle.  The species is reported to be fast growing, up to 150' in Brazil in 7 years!  In Australia, Eucalyptus tereticornis is found along the coastal ranges of New South Wales, extending into Queensland and New Guinea with some stands in the wetlands of eastern Victoria. 

Culture: Sun, sand or gravel loams, acid pH, 26" annual rainfall.

Uses: Koala browse, ornamental plantings, hedges and windbreaks, shade trees, saw timber, firewood, frost tolerant plant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tall tree to 140', 50 m, lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Native New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, New Guinea
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing species
bulletTimber production species
bulletExcellent for commercial uses
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow maintenance
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletFast growing
bulletMultiple commercial uses
bulletKoala browse

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  407-642 seeds per gram.


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