Mountain Swamp Gum Eucalyptus Tree
Native to the swamps and mountain valleys of New South Wales, the Mountain Swamp Gum is one of the few eucalyptus that thrives in wet, heavy soils. Leaves are very broad for a eucalyptus with a gorgeous red tint and are especially aromatic and rich in essential oils. Bark is dark, peeling and very attractive.
Latin Name: Eucalyptus camphora
Site and Soil: Full sun and well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant once established and will need little to no supplemental watering during the summer season.
Rootstock Description: Self-rooted
Hardiness: Mountain Swamp is hardy to approx. 5º F.
Size at Maturity: 25 ft. in height by 15 ft. width
Bloom Time: Winter
Pests & Diseases: Eucalypts are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7b