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Eucalyptus rossii

inland scribbly gum, white gum.

A medium sized tree growing to 18m. It has a smooth greyish-white trunk that is often marked by the scribbly trails of insect larvae. Narrow grey-green leaves and small white flowers in summer.
originNSW, ACT.
cultural notesA sunny position in well drained soils is preferred. Often occurs naturally on poor shallow, stony soils.
toleratesTolerant of drought and frost.
flowering seasonSummer.
flower colourSmall white flowers occuring in clusters, followed by small hemispherical gumnuts.
foliage colourAdult foliage is dull grey-green, lance-shaped and grows to 15cm in length. Juvenile foliage is similar but genarlly broader.
widthup to 9m
heightup to 18m
plant spacing400cm apart
recommended usesA good shade tree for cooler areas.
plant image creditsCreative Commons License S.L. Prior

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