Eucalyptus camaldulensis var obtusa

River red gum

referring to the opercula

Description: This is a large tree to 90' and found distributed in a wide area of New South Wales, Western, Central and Northern Australia.  The principle use is for heavy construction including flooring , framing, fencing, plywood , veneer, firewood, charcoal production.  Other features are it's use in the landscape for shelter, gums, honey, ornamental, fuel, oils and medicinal properties. 

Culture: Loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4.

Uses: Ornamental, commercial wood products.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tree to 90',
Flower Color Creamy white
Growth Rate Moderate to fast
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Seed source NT
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletCommercial species
bulletGood timber producer
bulletOrnamental, fuels, medicinal

Problem Solving Features

bulletModerate moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLand restoration or commercial timber

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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