A strong-growing, tough tree that does well in poor swampy or salty soil; also adaptable to a dry climate. The leaves are a very dark green, the bark is dark and rough, and pink flowers are produced in copious quantities.
A beautiful tall, elegant tree, 35 m or so high, with a tall, straight cylindrical trunk. Prized for the strength and durability of their timber. The bark sheds to the ground, there is no collar. Koala tree.
This fast growing, elegant gum is valuable in plantation forestry. The white bark is often rough at base and smooth above. Favours hill slope locations and warm humid conditions. Natural distribution along the coast and nearby ranges of New South Wales and Queensland.
Hardy and Both the foliage and the trunks are beautiful, making it an ideal choice where the space is available. Well-grown stock should grow quickly, and provide beautiful character within a few years after planting. Hardy and durable timber used for multiple purposes. See http://www.timber.net.au
A fast growing tree suitable for use as a street tree and park planting. Tolerates a wide variety of soils provided adequate moisture is available in the establishment period. Flowers are quite ornamental and showy since they are produced on the outside of the canopy. Copious nectar production attracts a wide range of both invertebrate and vertebrate fauna. Seeds are eaten by cockatoos. Glider possums actively scar this tree and trunk and branches to access the sap flow for food. Older trees develop hollow bearing branches which provide breeding and roosting opportunities for a diverse range
These trees resemble a eucalypt in appearance but the large green leaves and flowers are distinctive. It has the largest trunk diameter of most rainforest trees. The showy flowers have showy white petals. Fruit is bell-shaped with three valves. Australian Timber Database
An erect tree with hard deeply furrowed black persistent bark and narrowed drooping leaves. One of the important commercial timbers of Qld with hard reddish durable timber used for heavy construction. A slower growing eucalypt.
This tall tree is often found on the edge of rainforests. It has soft, fibrous, orange bark and a dense crown. Tallowwood is so named due to the greasy feel of the wood when cut, and is a known koala feed tree.