Eucalyptus aggregata (Black Gum)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, April, May
Evergreen, nicely shaped small tree with open, spreading crown, arching stems and dense foliage. Coffee-brown to pewter grey, rough and furrowed bark. Ht.20m.(60ft.). Juvenile leaves deep copper-bronze turning dark green. Adult leaves very long, lance-shaped and slightly glossy to dull green. Creamy-white flowers. Grow in sun and moist to wet or boggy soil. Good for wet areas as specimen tree. Responds very well to pruning.
Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Evergreen, conical tree. Round juvenile leaves are silver-blue maturing to long blue-green ones. White flowers in clusters with numerous stamens. July to October. Ht.25mt.(78ft.). Attractive peeling cream, pinkish and brown bark. Better grown as multi-stem tree. Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. May need some protection in cold areas. Good for specimen plant and flower arranging.