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Eucalyptus torquata, Coral Gum, Coolgardie Gum

Eucalyptus torquata

Coral Gum, Coolgardie Gum
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Eucalyptus torquata is an evergreen tree with alternate gray- green leaves. The juvenile leaves are elliptical and the mature leaves are lanceolate. The flowers are large (up to 35 mm in diameter) and normally coral-pink but white, cream and red flowered plants are known.

Coral Gum is commonly cultivated for small gardens and for use as a street tree, especially in arid areas.

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