Eucalyptus mannifera

Brittle Gum

Native to the eastern parts of Australia, this tree has an open spreading habit with contorted limbs. The trunk has unusual greyish bark that turns red before it sheds. Foliage is narrow, curved in shape and blue-green in colour. It produces small clusters of creamish white flowers from Summer to Autumn.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
30cm/14L 0.8-1.0m Available now
40cm/27L 1.41-1.6m In production
50cm/52L 2.0-2.5m In production
Common Name Brittle Gum
Foliage Evergreen 269
Form Oval 118
Mature Size 15 x 8-10m
Family Myrtaceae 132
Genus Eucalyptus 57
Species Mannifera 2
A suitable Australian native for parks and gardens with some open space. Can be used for wide streetscapes. Great for habitat for native birds and insects.
Position & Soil
Although tolerant of most soils it prefers a free-draining soil in full sun.
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