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Wet Soil Tolerant



Many Eucalyptus originate from swamp areas and are therefore very tolerant of wet or even waterlogged soils.


They are also a thirsty tree so can help in soaking up excess water.




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Eucalyptus aggregata - Black Gum

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Eucalyptus aggregata - Black Gum

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Eucalyptus aggregata - Planting Stock 13.00
Eucalyptus aggregata - 3 Ltr Air-Pot 32.00
Eucalyptus aggregata - 60-90 in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot 41.00
Eucalyptus aggregata 90 - 120cm in 7.5 litre airpot 49.00
Eucalyptus aggregata - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot 55.00
Eucalyptus aggregata - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot 63.00
Eucalyptus aggregata - 120-150cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot 57.00


A handsome tree with sweeping long leaves and light, airy growth. This tree originates from swamp areas and tolerates poorly drained soil.

Mature Height: 20m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerent
Position: Exposure Tolerant
Growth Habit: Spreading dense crown of foliage
Leaves: Long lanced shaped, slightly glossy dark green.
Bark: Rough, Dark grey to brown

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Eucalyptus camphora - Swamp Gum

Eucalyptus camphora - Swamp Gum

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Eucalyptus camphora - Planting Stock (13.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 3 Ltr Air-Pot (32.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 90-120cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (49.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 120-150cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (57.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (63.00)
Eucalyptus camphora - 60-90cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (41.00)


A popular small to medium sized tree. One of a few Eucalypts that can tolerate semi-shade, being a Swamp Gum thrives in wetter conditions. Unusual in that the young leaves are heart-shaped.

Mature Height: 10m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: ** -10 to -15°C
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerant, Clay Tolerant
Position: Full Sun or Part Shade
Growth Habit: Compact shape, dense foliage
Leaves: Young leaves are heart-shaped (obcordate), mature leaves more elliptical, green to blue-green in colour.
Bark: Smooth or partially rough, white-grey to green or yellow, slightly powdery.
Special Interest: Strong Aroma, Heart-shaped young leaves

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Eucalyptus cordata - Heart Leaved Silver Gum

Eucalyptus cordata - Heart Leaved Silver Gum

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Eucalyptus cordata -60-90cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (41.00)
Eucalyptus cordata - 120-150cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (57.00)
Eucalyptus cordata - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus cordata - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (63.00)
Eucalyptus cordata - 90-120cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (49.00)

Bushy tree with gorgeous large, pale silver-blue leaves. It is lime tolerant and can be densely planted to provide a very effective windbreak. This is a very wind tolerant tree, good for coastal areas.

Also used as an ornamental tree for its leaves and profusion of white flowers in late Summer to Autumn.

Mature Height: Up to 20m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: ** -10 to -15°C
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Acid Tolerant
Position: Wind, Exposure & Salt Tolerant
Growth Habit: Strong dense growth.
Leaves: Glaucous heart-shaped blue-grey leaves
Bark: Smooth bark, coloured greenish yellow or white.
Special Interest: Ornamental Specimen, Windbreak

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Eucalyptus crenulata - Victorian Silver Gum

Eucalyptus crenulata - Victorian Silver Gum

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Eucalyptus crenulata - 120-150cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (57.00)
Eucalyptus crenulata - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus crenulata - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (63.00)
Eucalyptus crenulata - 60-90cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (41.00)


This is a good all rounder species of Eucalyptus as it's shade tolerant, damp tolerant, will grow in tubs or containers and can also be used for hedging or coppiced.

Mature Height: 12m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent
Position: Shade Tolerant
Growth Habit: Compact foliage growth
Leaves: Young leaves are glaucous pale-green, mature leaves glossy dark green with a tinge of dark red.
Bark: Young branches glaucous giving way to smooth grey, yellow or grey-brown mature bark.
Special Interest: Ornamental Specimen, Hedge, Screening, Can be Container Grown, Floristry!!

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Eucalyptus dalrympleana - Mountain Gum

Eucalyptus dalrympleana - Mountain Gum

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Eucalyptus dalrympleana - 60-90cm in 7.5 Litre Air-Pot (41.00)
Eucalyptus dalrympleana - 120-150cm in 7.5 Litre Air-Pot (57.00)
Eucalyptus dalrympleana - 150-180cm in 7.5 Litre Air-Pot (67.00)
Eucalyptus dalrympleana - 180-210cm in 9 Litre Air-Pot (64.00)
Eucalyptus dalrympleana - 90-120 cm in 7.5 Litre Air-Pot (49.00)


A popular tree and one of the most versatile Eucalypts. Tall, fast growing and hardy, acid and lime tolerant.

Mature Height: Up to 30-40m
Rate of Growth: Fast 1.5 -2m per year
Hardiness: ** -10 to -15°C
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerant, Clay Tolerant, Lime Tolerant, Acid Tolerant
Position: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Fast grower, tall and thin, bushy foliage.
Leaves: The juvenile leaves are oval, green to grey- green whereas the adult leaves are green, quite long and thin.
Bark: Young bark is red maturing to smooth, white-cream with grey, pink, brown and greein patches.
Special Interest: Screening, Ornamental Specimen, Can be Coppiced, Biomass

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Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum

Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum

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Eucalyptus gunnii - 3 Ltr Air-Pot (33.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii - 210-260 cm cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (84.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii - 120-150cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (58.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii - 150-180cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (66.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii - 180-210cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (74.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii - 90-120cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (50.00)


One of the most well-known Eucalyptus. A versatile variety that's hardy, coppices well, makes a good specimen tree, good for biomass, is tolerant of poorly drained soils and can be grown indoors.

Mature Height: Up to 25m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerant
Position: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Spreading upper branches with dense crown.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves are grey-green or glaucous , adult leaves are non glossy grey-green to blue-green.
Bark: Smooth flaking bark mottled white, yellow, pink, brown, green or grey.
Special Interest: Can be Container Grown, Can be Coppiced, Floristry, Biomass

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Eucalyptus gunnii ssp divaricata - Blue ice cider gum

Eucalyptus gunnii ssp divaricata - Blue ice cider gum

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Eucalyptus gunnii 'Blue Ice' - 90-120cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (50.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Blue Ice' - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (66.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Blue Ice' - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (76.00)
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Blue Ice' - 120-150 cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (58.00)


A cultivar of the Cider Gum making an attractive ornamental tree, it differs from the regular Cider Gum by having much bluer leaves. The juvenile foliage can be used for fresh or dried flower arranging. A good hardy variety also for hedging, wind breaks, screening which will tolerate poor drainage. This must be one of our favourite varieties of Eucalyptus.

Mature Height: Up to 25m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerant
Position: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Spreading upper branches with dense crown.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves are grey-blue, adult leaves are non glossy grey-blue to blue-green.
Bark: Light grey peeling to reveal brown patches.
Special Interest: Can be Container Grown, Can be Coppiced, Floristry, Biomass

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Eucalyptus stellulata - Black Sally

Eucalyptus stellulata - Black Sally

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Eucalyptus stellulata - 90-120cm multi-stem in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (63.00)
Eucalyptus stellulata - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus stellulata - 60-90 cm multi-stem in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)


This is a small to medium tree which tolerates poor drainage. The clusters of flowering star formed buds can provide a fantastic display of white flowers.

Mature Height: 15m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent
Position: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Single or multi-stemmed. Very dense crown.
Leaves: Young leaves are rounded and dark green, adult leaves are lanceolate and dark green, sometimes glossy.
Bark: Lower bark is rough, brown to black. Bark on upper trunk is smooth and olive green and white.
Special Interest: Screening, Hedge, Can be Container Grown

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Eucalyptus subcrenulata - Alpine Yellow Gum

Eucalyptus subcrenulata - Alpine Yellow Gum

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Eucalyptus subcrenulata - 3 Litre Air-Pot (35.00)
Eucalyptus subcrenulata 60-90cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (47.00)
Eucalyptus subcrenulata - 90-120cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus subcrenulata - 150-180cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (55.00)
Eucalyptus subcrenulata - 180-210cm in 9 Ltr Air-Pot (63.00)
Eucalyptus subcrenulata - 120-150cm in 7.5 Ltr Air-Pot (65.00)


This is a great all rounder tree with moderate growth rate, growing into a medium sized tree and keeping branches at ground level. Foliage often used in flower arrangements. It can be coppiced and will form a good, dense hedge or screen.

Mature Height: Up to 20m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -20°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent
Position: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Single or multi-stemmed. Bushy growth, keeps its lower branches. Good for hedging.
Leaves: Glossy green adult leaves, red edged juvenile leaves and scented foliage.
Bark: Smooth grey bark with yellow-green patches
Special Interest: Ornamental Specimen, Can be Container Grown, Screening, Hedge, Can be Coppiced, Biomass

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