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FOREST RED GUM
Eucalyptus tereticornis

Eucalyptus tereticornis Eucalyptus tereticornis Eucalyptus tereticornis Eucalyptus tereticornis

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General Notes

Native to Eastern Australia.

Family: Myrtaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect with a High Canopy.

Columnar Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 65 - 165 feet.

Width: 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, No Change, Evergreen.

White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Few, Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring, Summer or Fall.

Bark Gray, Cream, Mottled, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Bark.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.

Well Drained Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus tereticornis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-tereticornis >

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