Eucalyptus punctata

Grey gum

 

Description: Often confused with E. deanei, but E. punctata is found on drier sites on slopes above E. deanei. The old, mottled dark gray bark of the Grey gum sheds to reveal colors of orange, gray and cream. Found along the coast and nearby ranges from Liverpool Range south to Jervis Bay New South Wales

Culture: Sun, acid pH soil, loam, 28" annual rainfall.

Uses: Koala browse, ornamental plantings, shade, sawmill timber, firewood, small timber.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tall tree habit to 100' (35 m), NO lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletTall tree to 100'
bulletMottled bark colors
bulletModerate to fast growth rate

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in sun
bulletBest in poor soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  About 82-90 seeds per gram.

 

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