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Eucalyptus viminalis

Plant name: Ribbon gum

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA.

Cultural notes: Prefers moist fertile soils in full sun. Drier conditions will stunt the growth of the tree.

Tolerates: Frost tolerant, moderately drought tolerant.

Flowering season: Summer and autumn.

Flower colour: Egg-shaped buds are occuring in clusters are followed by small white flowers. The fruit are round with 3 or 4 projecting valves.

Foliage colour: The adult leaves are glossy dark green, pendant, lance-shaped and 20cm long. The juvenile leaves are shorter and a dull green.

Width: Up to 10m

Height: Up to 55m

Plant spacing: 400cm apart

Recommended uses: A good fast growing shade tree for large gardens and parkland. Habitat for koalas, possums and birds.

Description: A large, fast-growing tree reaching a height of 55m. Rough grey-brown bark at the base of the trunk, smooth, mostly white bark above. The upper branches shed bark in long ribbons, often left hanging from the tree.