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Eucalyptus macrorhyncha

red stringy

A large tree growing to 35m a with rounded canopy spreading to 20m. Thick fibrous red-brown bark that is deeply furrowed and glossy green lance-shaped leaves to 15cm. Profuse creamy-white flowers in summer and autumn.
originNSW, ACT, Vic, SA.
cultural notesPrefers well drained soils in full sun or part shade. Naturally occurs in well drained clay soils or poor shallow soils on slopes and ridges. Does not like wet or compacted soils.
toleratesTolerant of drought, frost and snow.
flowering seasonSummer and Autumn.
flower colourClusters of creamy white flowers appear from small diamond-shaped buds. Fruit are large and round with three projecting valves.
foliage colourAdult foliage is glossy green, lanceolate and up to 15cm long. Often asymmetrical. Juvenile leaves are ovate with wavy margins and grow to 5cm in length and 3cm in width.
widthup to 20m
heightup to 35m
plant spacing800cm apart
recommended usesAttractive shade tree for large areas.
plant image creditsCreative Commons License Danielle Langlois

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