Whitehorse City Council

Eucalyptus tricarpa – Red Ironbark

Tall, evergreen tree with attractive, grey-green leaves, featuring distinctive rough brown/black bark. A blossom of white/pink flowers appear in autumn. Can be used under powerlines, not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: minimal
Height: 10-30m x 8-15m
Growth rate: medium
Canopy density: medium
Origin: Victoria, NSW, Queensland
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate