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Eucalyptus regnans

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eucalyptus regnans Mountain Ash, Swamp Gum, Stringy Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Open Canopy, Upright

The mountain ash is the tallest hardwood tree in the world. This tree can grow to around 100m in height. A fast growing tree with a very straight trunk that annually sheds big ribbon strips of dark bark that then reveals the almost pure white bark.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
>25m >10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Leaf Miner, Possums

Cultural Notes: Consider the mature height of this tree when planning it's position. Plant away from services and infrastructure. Not suitable for planting under power lines.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate