Yarra Ranges Shire Council


Eucalyptus fulgens

Common Name: Green Scentbark
Synonym: Separated from Eucalyptus aromaphloia
Family: Myrtaceae
Size: 12-20m x 7-15m
Description: Medium tree with coarsely furrowed rough bark to small branches, branchlets smooth.
Leaves: Egg-shaped to elliptic bluish-green juvenile leaves to 7.5cm x 2cm. Adult - long, lance-shaped, glossy green leaves to 18cm x 1.8cm.
Flowering: 7-clustered funnel-shaped buds with pointed caps. Fruit cup-shaped, valves slightly protruding.
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Time: January to March
Growing Conditions: Moist loam soils of valleys in the foothills. Full or partial sun.
Garden Use: Shade tree for moist but not wet areas.
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Plant Communities: 29, 30
Conservation Status: Rare in Victoria with few known populations, most of which are within the Shire.
Aboriginal Use: Eucalypts provided food, medicines, containers, string and tools.
Commercially available: Indigenous nursery
Bird Attracting: General - food and habitat
Butterfly Attracting: Food plant for caterpillars
Frog Habitat: No
Photographer: 1 Peter Kinchington ©; 2, 3, 5 Marilyn Gray ©; 4 David Blair ©
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Last Updated: 30/06/2010
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