Eucalyptus deglupta – The Rainbow Eucalyptus

  • Species
    • Botanical Name: Eucalyptus deglupta
    • Common Name: Rainbow Eucalyptus / Rainbow Gum / Mindanao Gum
  • Size
    • Height: up to 60m (200ft)
    • Width of Stem: up to 2m (6ft)
  • Place
    • Area: Tropical/SubTropical
    • Native area: Area's like New Guinea
    • Soil: ??
  • Information
    • As you can see, the bark of the Rainbow Eucalyptus is the most Amazing thing you can see. The Eucalyptus is mainly used in parks and gardens as an ornamental tree. When you see the tree it looks like someoby has gone wild with some paint. When the bark ages it go's grough a spectrum of different colours that reveal a psychedellic beauty. The tree has a dense wood that is widely used to make pulp for making white paper. But there is also a danger most of the Gum trees have. They have the possibility to suddenly crack or dye, so they are dangerous to climb or have in busy used places.

 

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