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Eucalyptus rossii

Plant name: Inland scribbly gum

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Description: A medium-sized tree growing to 18 metres. This tree has a V-shaped canopy and will form a lignotuber at the base of the tree. 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.

Origin: NSW, ACT.

Cultural notes: A sunny position in well-drained soils is preferred. Often occurs naturally on poor shallow, stony soils.

Tolerates: Tolerant of drought and frost.

Flowering type and season: Flowers in summer. Small white flowers occurring in clusters, followed by small hemispherical gum nuts.

Foliage type and colour: Adult foliage is dull grey-green, lance-shaped and grows to 15cm in length. Juvenile foliage is similar but generally broader.

Soil type: Well-draining soils are preferred. Occurs naturally in poor soil conditions.

Width: Up to 25m

Height: Up to 30m

Recommended uses: A good shade tree for cooler areas.