Eucalyptus viminalis

Manna Gum

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
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Soil type Sandy loam
Soil moisture (minimum) 500 mm (20") per year
Native Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing to 98'
bulletShedding bark
bulletWillow like branches and narrow leaves

Problem Solving Features

bulletSpecies for full sun
bulletLow maintenance
bulletAverage water requirements
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletFast growing
bulletKoala browse

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Approximately 18 days for total germination.  Typical germination rate 154 per gram.
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