Eucalyptus gunnii

Eucalyptus Gunnii

Eucalyptus gunnii

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Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum or Gunnii) is a species of Eucalyptus endemic to Tasmania, occurring on the plains and slopes of the central plateaux Kirkpatrick, J. B. & Backhouse, Sue. (2004), Native trees of Tasmania illustrations Sue Backhouse Pandani Press, Sandy Bay, Tas. (Seventh Edition) ISBN 646-43088-2. pp. 98 at high altitude on dolerite mountains to around 1100 metres, with isolated occurrences south of Hobart.Brooker, K. (1996). Eucalyptus. An illustrated guide to identification. Reed Books, Melbourne

It is a small to medium sized evergreen tree. Older specimens have a short, massive bole and large, spreading branches. The bark is often persistent for several metres as a thin, grey stocking, or shedding all over to leave a smooth, yellowish, patchy surface, weathering to white-, green- or pink-grey. Leaves are stalked, elliptical to ovate, to 8 cm long and 3 cm broad, concolorous, grey-green & thick. White flowers are produced in mid summer.

Cultivation and uses

This species is noted for exceptional cold tolerance for a eucalyptus (to −14 °C, exceptionally −20 °C for brief periods) and is now commonly planted as an ornamental tree across the British Isles and some parts of western Europe.Brooker, M. (1983). A Key to Eucalypts in Britain and Ireland. Forestry Commission Booklet 50. Fast-growing, it will produce a tree up to...
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