The beautiful white trunk with its intriguing insect-caused scribbles combine with a wonderfully contorted, spreading shape to give a characteristically Australian tree. It needs very little maintenance. Frost tolerant, also suits the sub tropics.
Note that the scribbly tracks are tunnels made by the larvae of the Scribbly Gum Moth, which tend to live in forests and woodlands, from south east Queensland to Victoria.
|Scientific Name:||Eucalyptus haemostoma|
|Common Name:||Scribbly Gum|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large tree|
|Height:||5 ~ 15 metres|
|Width:||5 ~ 15 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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