Southern Blue Gum
Location: 1295 Whipple Rd.
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Broadleaf evergreen, native to Australia. First ones were planted in California in 1856. Probably is the fastest growing tree in the world. Dark green sickle-shaped leaves. White flowers in spring. Fibrous peeling bark.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Philip Eaker