Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. viminalis
Manna Gum

Uses: This species is one of the taller of the eucalypts with some growing over 80 metres in Tasmania. Though the heights in SA are more in the 30 - 35m region care should still be taken when selecting locations for this tree.
Though the timber is not considered highly durable, it has been has been used as a plantation tree in the forestry industry.
Important food source for Koalas.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:SL: Southern Lofty
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 10-35m
  • Spread 8-15m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. viminalis
  • Common Name Manna Gum
  • Origin SA
  • Habit Open, Spreading
  • Landscape Footslopes, Hills, Plains, Watercourse
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Heavy frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour White
  • Flowering Time Spring, Autumn, Summer
  • Foliage Dark-green
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Timber
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Rough
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region