Eucalyptus camaldulensis – River Red Gum

The river red gum is a very large tree which can grow to 45 metres. A graceful spreading growth habit combined with beautiful smooth multi-coloured bark are the key features of this widespread and adaptable Australian tree. It is very low maintenance once established and grows over a very wide range of climates throughout Australia. A useful tree for stabilising river banks. This tree can drop branches unexpectedly.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Large tree
Width : 35
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Common Name : River Red Gum
Height : 50
Flower Color : Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects