Messmate Stringybark is a very variable in tree height, ranging 4-70+m high – 6-35m wide. Generally shorter and mallee-like nearer the coast and taller in the mountains. Dense canopy. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil, tolerating short dry periods. Good stock shelterbelt and shade tree. Excellent honey tree.
Moonah is a shrub or small tree, 3-8m tall. Fast growing. Cream flowers late spring to summer. Bushy foliage. Planting info: Full sun in any soil, tolerating dryness and wetness. Good shelter belt tree. Heavy salt tolerant.
Spotted Gum is an evergreen tall tree, ornamental. Dappled light coloured bark. White flowers in winter and spring. Planting info: Most soils. Tolerates lime, salt soil and smog. Frost tender when young. Fire retarder.
River Red Gum is an evergreen tall tree 15 -30 meters in height. Ideal as a wind break. Frost tender when young. Planting info: Will cope with majority of soil conditions. Does very well on river or creek beds or areas with moisture in soil. Can handle drying out in…