Eucalyptus saligna
Sydney Blue Gum
Notes Uses: Tall long living tree from the east coast of Australia.
Grows in deep well drained soils.
Often used as a timber resource.
Can grow rapidly when young.
Flowers are attractive to birds and the production of honey.
  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 20-40m
  • Spread 10-25m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus saligna
  • Common Name Sydney Blue Gum
  • Origin Qld, NSW
  • Habit Erect
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Summer, Autumn
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Eucalypt-type
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Timber
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)