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Tasmanian Blue Gum

Eucalyptus globulus

Plant Data

Order:
Myrtales
Family:
Myrtaceae (Myrtle)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Small clusters of white flowers.
Fruit:
The 'globulus' part of the botanical name refers to the ball-shaped woody fruit (globulus, meaning 'globe').
Leaves:
An evergreen tree. The young leaves are smooth, opposite, ovate and stalkless. They are borne on square stems. The glossy mature leaves appear spirally on rounded stems and are larger, and hook-shaped.
Maximum Size:
30 meters tall.
Aroma:
Foliage is aromatic.
Other Names:
Blue Gum, Bluegum Eucalyptus, Fever Gum, Fever Tree, Southern Blue-gum.
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland.