Common name: Camaldulensis gum tree, River red gum
Height at maturity: up to 40 meters
Plant type: tree
Flower color: white or pink
Soil type: normal, sandy
Use: garden, isolated
Diseases and insect pests:
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This eucalyptus is one of the largest. Indeed, in its natural area it can reach the impressive size of 40 meters.
It is very decorative due to its multicolored bark with red, white, green and gray hues. Its leaves measure between 20 and 30 centimeters in length.
From its crushed leaves are extracted an essential oil which has the property of being used in case of breathing difficulties and to refresh the air of dwellings.
This gum tree is also an excellent natural insect repellent.