Description: A fast grower, up to 9 feet per year ! Drooping, willow like branches and narrow leaves with white flowers. Shedding bark, exudes a sweet, edible manna. May be 30 feet tall in 5 years. The most common food tree for Koala browse and moderately frost hardy.
Uses: Koala browse, ornamental plantings, sawmill timber, firewood, honey production, perfumed foliage, wind resistant, frost tolerant, pulpwood.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Fast growing tree to 98', lignotuber|
|Soil type||Sandy loam|
|Soil moisture (minimum)||500 mm (20") per year|
|Native||Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia|
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