Please note, orders for potted plants will be shipped starting Late September.
Eucalyptus, Red River Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) potted tree, organic (not available to CA or HI)
Family: Myrtle (Myrtaceae)
Hardy to Zones 8 to 12
(Red River Gum Tree) Native to Australia, a very common tree there and in other places where it has naturalized, growing best near waterways, a stately and long-lived tree that withstands flood and drought. Bark smooth, cream-colored, patchy. Leaves elongated, ovate, exuding a purifying aroma, source of 1,8-cineol, borneol and camphor. Traditional uses (TWM, aboriginal): cough, expectorant, antiseptic, flea repellant. Excellent bee tree, creating sometimes hollow boles that are used by birds and mammals for housing. The timber is rot-resistant, red when finished, durable, used for fenceposts, lumber, canoes and shields. Potted tree as pictured, certified organically grown
please note: we cannot send these to California or Hawaiii due to local laws that prohibit this species