Mountain Gum

The Mountain Gum is a tall evergreen tree known for its impressive height and straight trunk. It can reach heights of up to 230 feet (70 meters) or more and has smooth bark that ranges from white to grey or pinkish, with peeling strips on older bark.

The Appearance

A large evergreen tree with a straight trunk and smooth, blue-gray bark that peels in strips. The leaves are long, lance-shaped, and aromatic.


The Produce

The gum nuts of Eucalyptus dalrympleana are woody structures, typically urn-shaped, with a cap that protects the seeds.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of small, white to cream-colored flowers in winter to spring.


The Leaves

They are typically long, reaching up to 30 centimetres in length, and have a glossy, blue-green appearance.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and blue-gray, peeling in long strips to reveal a lighter underbark.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in woodlands and plantations.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including koalas and birds. The flowers attract pollinators.


The Culture

Widely cultivated for timber, pulp, and essential oil production. Also used in ornamental landscaping.


Fun Facts

Blue Gum is one of the most widely planted eucalyptus species globally and is known for its rapid growth and adaptability.

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