Whitehorse City Council

Eucalyptus bancroftii – Bancroft's Red Gum

Small to medium evergreen tree with egg-shaped, juvenile leaves and narrow, tapering adult leaves. The bark peels off in irregular patches to reveal an ornamental smooth pink to orange trunk that becomes grey/brown with age. 

Evergreen /deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: unknown
Height: small/medium
Growth rate: medium/slow
Canopy density: moderate
Origin: NSW North Coast and South East Queensland
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: unknown
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: moderate/high
Pollution: unknown