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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Tasmanian bluegum
EUGL

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Fall, Winter and Spring   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 80
Coppice Potential Yes   Height at Maturity 160.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color White   Lifespan Long
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Gray-Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Black      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 170
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 1200
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 21
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 24
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 240   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Medium   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 17
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Fall   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Winter   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 304326
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product High   Post Product Yes
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/24/2019 08:39 PM CDT