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Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Red Gum

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Capillary watering.
Water under leaf structure in winter to avoid powdery mildew.

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 3-5 weeks.
Light required for germination. Place in full sun.

Pests and Disease
 

Prone to Powdery Mildew in winter.
Myrtle rust may affect this species.
Species susceptible to Cinnamon fungus (Phytophthora cinnamomi) dieback.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimal germination temperature 30°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

March - September

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed will retain viability for 4-7 years if stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings
 

No