Eucalyptus fibrosa ssp nubila
Description: Different from other ironbarks due to the broader leaves, larger buds and fruits. The foliage crown is somewhat grayish blue and the fruits and buds are glaucous. The bark may be hard (like iron) or soft, flaky, gray or black to gray-brown. Adult leaves are generally dull, blue-green to gray-green to glaucous. Flowers are white and occur in buds of 7,9 or 11.
Culture: This species does best in full to part sun, sandy loam or other well-drained, acid pH soils.
Uses: Shade, shelter, cut foliage, erosion control.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Large tree 105' (to 35 m), lignotuber|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to fast|
|Native||Coastal New South Wales, Queensland|
Problem Solving Features
Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM