Eucalyptus salmonophloia

Salmon gum

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Series Salmonophloiae

Description: A tree with salmon colored to grey or grey-brown bark. The bark changes color with the seasons! It has shining glossy green leaves and small fruits. The timber has been used in railway sleepers, firewood and mining operations. Prefers fast draining soil as in its native habitat it only receives a small amount of rain. West Australia.  Nice, dense, umbrella shaped crown. Fast growing, about 8' tall in 4 years.  Tolerant of drought, lime, salt & moderate frost - prefers heavy soils. Suitable for slightly  saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.

Culture: Sun, acid soil pH, loam, 10" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade trees, firewood, timber suitable for ground contact, frost tolerant, wind resistant, soil stabilization.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Large tree to 78' (24m), lignotuber absent
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge tree to 78'
bulletUnique salmon colored bark
bulletFast growing
bulletWhite flowers
bulletLow moisture requirement

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFast growing
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.

 

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