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  Eucalypts

Eucalyptus alpina 'Grampians Gum'

Origin: Vic. Tasmanian provenance.

Bushy rounded shrub or small tree 2.5 -4.0m high. Evergreen.Typical width 2.5 - 4.0m. Growth rate medium to fast. Good for screens, windbreak or specimen. Any soil, wet or dry. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Severe prune on old trees to rejuvenate.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Ornamental gumnuts. Thick leathery leaves.

Feature Codes: ABCEOP

Eucalyptus amygdalina 'Black Peppermint'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Fairly dense medium tree 5.0 -20m (very old trees) height. Width 3.5-4.0m. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, street tree and specimen. Any soils. Full sun. Extremely frost hardy. Drought proof. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate any pruning.

Features: Most widespread and adaptable Tasmanian Eucalypt. Timber ideal for firewood, split posts, shingles or rails. Honey scented flowers.

Feature Codes: BCEFHKbNX
Seeds per gram: 150

Eucalyptus archeri 'Alpine Cider Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Small tree,shrubby. Blue juvenile leaves. Flowers summer/autumn. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: HJNTX

Eucalyptus barberi 'Barber's Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Shrub, mallee or small tree 1.0 to 8.0 metres height. Width 2.0-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, habitat. Any soil including poorly drained. Full sun. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in autumn.

Features: Dark grey trunk.

Feature Codes: HCKOX

Eucalyptus brookeriana 'Brooker's Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Dense medium-tall tree 15-25m height. Width 8-10m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for revegetation, shelter belt, forestry. Most soil types but best on more fertile moist soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Bird attracting - feeding and nesting. very good fast utility gum.

Feature Codes: CDEFX
Seeds per gram: 300

 
Eucalyptus caesia 'Silver princess'

Origin: Western Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Evergreen. weeping small tree 2.0-3.0m height. Width 1.5-2.0m. Completely pendulous branches. Silver adult leaves with white waxy coat on branches, stems and trunk. Large red flowers in Spring and Summer. Growth rate fast. Any well drained soil. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Use for specimen planting. Features: Bird attracting.

Eucalyptus camaldulensis 'River Red Gum'

Origin: Vic - Gippsland Form. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Spreading and weeping medium tree 5.0 -8.0m tall. Typical width 5.0 - 8.0m. Fast growing. Good for screen. Windbreak, shade or specimen.Any soils - wet or dry (will take flooding). Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Flowering Spring and Summer. Bird attracting.

Feature Codes: CENOPT

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Eucalyptus cinerea 'Argyle Apple'

Origin: S.E Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Spreading medium tree 8.0-10.0m height. Width 5.0-7.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen and shade tree. Most soils including poorly drained. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Summer. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate a severe re-shaping.

Features: Bird attracting. Contrasting blue foliage. Useful honey species.

Feature Codes: NOCE

 
Eucalyptus (Corymbia) citriodora 'Lemon Scented Gum'

Origin: Qld. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Tall slender tree with a weeping canopy 15-25m height. Width 3.5-8.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen and shade. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant. Very wind firm. Flowers usually in Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Extremely tough tree. Sweats lemon scented oil in hot weather. Spectacular clean white trunk.

 
Eucalyptus cladocalyx nana 'Dwarf Sugar Gum'

Origin: South Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Very compact spreading small tree 4.0-6.0m height. Width 4.0-5.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, shade and specimen. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Creamy white flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Clean, ornamental trunk. Excellent shelter tree.

 

Eucalyptus coccifera 'Snow Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Dense and spreading small tree 1.5-6.0m on average. Width 2.5-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, specimen. Any soil with fair drainage and good rainfall. Full sun. Extremely frost hardy. Not very drought tolerant - best with good water year round. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate any pruning.

Features: Young blue leaves make excellent cut foliage. Very ornamental trunk.

Feature Codes: EHJNX
Seeds per gram: 75

Eucalyptus cordata 'Heart Leaf Silver Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Dense shrub or tree 3.0 to 30.0 metres. Persistant, glaucous, cordate juvenile foliage. Flowers winter in east, spring in west.

Feature Codes: (F)HNX
Seeds per gram: 75

Eucalyptus crenulata 'Silver Gum'

Origin: South Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Very dense medium tree 4.0-6.0m. Width 3.0-4.0m.Fast growing. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Most soils from dry to cold and wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Flowers winter to late spring. Prune as required. Can be cut back very severely.

Features:Bird attracting. Silvery blue foliage. Excellent screen and shelter tree.

Feature Codes: NOE
Seeds per gram: 75

Eucalyptus dalrympleana subsp. dalrympleana 'Mountain White Gum'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Slender tree 10-30m height. Width 6.0-8.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, habitat, timber. Any moist soil with fair drainage. Extremely frost hardy. Moderately drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Autumn. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Often develops a stark white trunk with bright green foliage.

 

Feature Codes: DEFHKcNP
Seeds per gram: 165

Eucalyptus delegatensis subsp. tasmaniensis 'Gum Top Stringy Bark'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. Zone 8.

Tree 20.0 to 90.0 metres. Deciduous bark on upper trunk, persistant at base. Flowers in summer.

Feature Codes: EFHNT
Seeds per gram: 85

 
Eucalyptus ficicolia (Corymbia) 'Red Flowering Gum'

Origin: Western Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Dense rounded tree 5.0-7.0m. Width 3.5-4.0m. growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil with fair drainage. Moderately frost hardy, tender when young. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Tip prune only. Large red flower trusses in Summer.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Butterfly attracting. Bee attracting.

 

 
Eucalyptus forrestiana 'Fuschia Gum'

Origin: Western Australia. Tasmanian provenance.

Weeping small tree 4.0-6.0m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil with good drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Moderately wind firm. Red flowers in Winter to late Summer. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Ornamental pendulous gum nuts. Can be used as a cut flower.

 

Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus 'Blue Gum'

Origin:Tas, Vic. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Spreading tall tree 20.0m height. 10.0-15.0m width. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for revegetation, shelter belt, forestry. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Bird attracting (feeding and nesting). Useful honey tree. Habitat species for swift parrot. Tasmanian floral emblem.

Feature Codes: ABCDEFKbNOPU
Seeds per gram: 75

Eucalyptus globulus var compacta 'Compact Blue Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Dense, compact, rounded tree 4.0 -8.0m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Any soils. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen and avenues. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning usually not required. Old trees can be severely pruned to rejunenate.

Features: Bird attracting - feeding and nesting. Useful honey tree. Habitat species for swift parrots.

Eucalyptus gunnii 'Cider Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Dense and spreading small tree 3.5 -6.0m. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, street tree and specimen. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required but can be pruned to shape.

Features: Young blue leaves useful in floristry. Honey scented flowers. Bush Tucker plant.

Feature Codes: HIefJNQTX
Seeds per gram: 180

Eucalyptus johnstonii 'Yellow Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Tree to 60.0 metres. Deciduous bark. Trunk smooth and ornamental Flowers in autumn.

Feature Codes: FHJNPX
Seeds per gram: 90

 
Eucalyptus kitsoniana 'Bog Gum or Flatroot'

Origin: Vic. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Very compact rounded tree or small mallee 3.0-6.0m height. Width 3.0-4.0m. Growth rate fast. use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soils including very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Flowers in Summer. Pruning not required but can be cut very hard if desired. US-Zone 9.

Features: Bird attracting. Excellent screen tree.

 
Eucalyptus lansdowneana 'Crimson Mallee Box'

Origin:South Australia. Tasmanian provenance.

Weeping small tree 4.0-5.0m height. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, shade and specimen. Evergreen. Any soil with good drainage. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Pruning not required.

Features: Masses of lilac flowers in Summer. Bird attracting.

 
Eucalyptus lehmannii 'Bushy Yate'

Origin: Western Australia. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Dense bushy small tree 2.5-4.0m height. Width 3.0-3.5m. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen and small shade tree. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought resistant. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers Spring to Autumn. Tip prune only. Severe prune old trees to rejuvenate.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Butterfly and bee attracting. Ornate buds, flowers and nuts.

Eucalyptus leucoxylon var rosea 'Red Flowered Yellow Gum'

Origin: SA, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Weeping, medium tree 4.0 -8.0m tall. Typical width 3.0 -4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen planting. Any soil with good drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant - once established. Very wind firm. Masses of red flowers in winter to early summer. US Zone 9.

Features: Bird attracting - especially good for parrots. Prolific flowering. Useful honey species.

 
Eucalyptus megacornuta 'Warted Yate'

Origin: Vic, NSW, WA. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense pyramidal medium tree 5.0-8.0m height. Width 3.5-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen and small shade tree. Any soils with fair drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Summer. Tip prune only. Severe prune on old trees to rejuvenate.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Butterfly attracting. Ornamental nuts.

Eucalyptus morrisbyi 'Morrisby's Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Small tree 6.0 to 12.0 metres. Deciduous bark, trunk smooth grey-pink. Foliage glaucous. Flowers in summer. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: ACX

Eucalyptus nicholii 'Willow Leaf Peppermint'

Origin: Western Australia.
Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Very compact rounded tree 4.0 - 6.0m tall. Typical width 3.0 - 4.0m. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen planting. Any soil type. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Flowering Spring and Summer.

Features: Bird attracting. Weeping habit. Blue/green fine foliage.

Feature Codes: NOEP

 
Eucalyptus nitens 'Shining Gum'

Origin: Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading tall tree 20.0m+ height. Width 10-15m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for shelter belt, forestry. Any soil except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant once established. Very wind firm. Flowers in Spring. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Bird attracting - feeding and nesting. Useful honey tree. Valuable tree for timber, pulp and chips.

Eucalyptus nitida 'Smithton Peppermint'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Mallee to tree 12.0 to 20.0 metres. Grey bark persistant, branches smooth. Flowers in summer.

Feature Codes: EFHIeJN
Seeds per gram: 120

 
Eucalyptus nutans ' Red Flowered Mort'

Origin: WA. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Neat small tree 2.0-4.0m height. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreaks or specimen. All soils except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very wind firm. Very drought tolerant. Red flowers in Summer.

Features: Bird attracting. Ornamental.

Eucalyptus obliqua 'Gum Top Stringy Bark'

Origin Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Mallee, medium to tall tree 15.0 to 90.0 metres. Perstant, rough bark. Flowers in summer.

Feature Codes: ABCDEFGHN
Seeds per gram: 60

Eucalyptus ovata 'Black or Swamp Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Mallee to tree 15.0 to 50.0 metres. Deciduous bark peeling in thick ribbons. Upper trunk smooth white to yellow. Flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: ABCDEFIcKbT
Seeds per gram: 280

Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. pauciflora 'Cabbage Gum'

Origin: Tas (this subspecies) US Zone 8.

Weeping medium tree 6.0-10.0m height. Width 5.0-7.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. use for screen, windbreak, specimen, shade tree. Most soils. Full sun. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Extremely frost hardy. White flowers in Summer. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate a severe re-shaping.

Features: Bird attracting. Very attractive gnarled white trunk. Useful honey species. Grows from poor coastal to alpine.

Feature Codes: CEHJKcN
Seeds per gram: 60

Eucalyptus perriniana 'Spinning Gum'

Origin:Tas, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Mallee to small tree 5.0 to 6.0 metres. Deciduous bark, smooth trunk. Foliage glaucous. Flowers in summer. Stock often limited.

Feature Codes: (F)HIcNT
Seeds per gram: 75

Eucalyptus pulchella 'White Peppermint'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species. US Zone 8.

Slender open tree 5.0-7.0m. Width 3.5-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, street tree and specimen. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate pruning to shape.

Features: Elegant smooth white trunk. Finest foliage of all Tasmanian gums. Honey scented flowers.

Feature Codes: CNOX
Seeds per gram: 120

Eucalyptus regnans 'Giant Ash/Swamp Gum'

Origin: Tas, Vic, SE NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Tree to 100 metres. (World's tallest hardwood). Upper bark deciduous, peeling in ribbons. Trunkwhite-grey. Flowers in autumn.

Feature Codes: FG
Seeds per gram: 85

Eucalyptus risdonii 'Risdon Peppermint'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Small tree 3.0 to 8.0 metres. All parts glaucous. Juvenile foliage used for floristry. Flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: COX
Seeds per gram: 100

Eucalyptus rodwayi 'Swamp Peppermint'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Spreading medium tree 8.0-12.0m. Width 6.0-8.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, habitat. Any soil including very poorly drained. Full sun. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Summer. Pruning usually not required but will tolerate pruning to shape.

Features: Tolerates coldest and wettest soil of all the Tasmanian Eucalypts. Very thick, stringy bark.

Feature Codes: EHIeNTX
Seeds per gram: 65

Eucalyptus rubida 'Candlebark'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Tree 10.0 to 30.0 metres. Smooth coloured trunk. Colourful juvenile foliage. Flowers in summer.

Feature Codes: CEHNO
Seeds per gram: 150

Eucalyptus sideroxylon rosea 'Red Ironbark'

Origin: Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Spreading medium tree 5.0 - 10.0m tall.Typical width 3.5 - 8.0m. Growth rate medium to fast. Use as screen, windbreak, specimen or shade tree. Any soil with fair drainage. Full Sun. Very  frost hardy. Very drought resistant. Very wind firm. Flowering variable from winter to summer. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting- honey eaters, parrots and insect feeders. Ornamental fissured bark

Eucalyptus sieberi 'Tasmanian Ironbark'

Origin: NE Tas, East Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Tree 15.0 to 30.0 metres. Persistant fissured bark, stems red. Flowers in summer.

Feature Codes: BCO
Seeds per gram: 90

Eucalyptus subcrenulata 'Alpine Yellow Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 9.

Small tree (alpine) and tall tree (lower altitudes) 5.0 - 30m height. 4.0 -6.0m width. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, habitat. Any moist soils with fair drainage. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Needs summer water-rain. Very wind firm. White flowers in summer-autumn.Pruning not required but can be pruned if necessary.Stocks often limited.

Features: Smooth orange/red or yellow/green trunk.

Feature Codes: FHJNX
Seeds per gram:

Eucalyptus tenuiramis 'Silver Peppermint'

Origin: Tas, NSW. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 9.

Tree 9.0 to 25.0 metres. All parts glaucous. Deciduous bark, trunk smooth and grey-white. Flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: ABCEOX
Seeds per gram: 100

 
Eucalyptus torquata 'Coral Gum' or 'Coolgardie Gum'

Origin:Western Australia.Tasmanian provenance.

Elegant small tree 3.0-3.5m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Growth rate fast. Evergreen. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soils with reasonable drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Red flowers in Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Very useful small gum. Great cut flower.

Eucalyptus urnigera 'Urn Gum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Shrub to small tree 5.0 to 15.0 metres. Deciduous bark, Trunk smooth, white- green to orange-brown. Urn shaped fruit. Flowers in winter.

Feature Codes: FHJNX
Seeds per gram: 180

Eucalyptus vernicosa 'Varnished Gum' temporarily out of stock

Origin: Tasmanian endemic. US Zone 8.

Ground cover to stunted tree 0.5 to 4.0 metres. Tiny glossy leaves. Flowers in summer. Stocks ofen very limited.

Feature Codes: HJNX

Eucalyptus viminalis subsp. viminalis 'White or Manna Gum'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, Qld. Tasmanian provenance. US Zone 8.

Spreading tall tree 20.0m+. Width 10-15m. Growth rate very fast. Use for revegetation, shelter belt, forestry. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. White flowers in Summer. Pruning usually not required.

Features: Bird attracting - feeding and nesting.

Feature Codes: ABCEFKabOQU
Seeds per gram: 170

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.