Eucalyptus resinifera – Red Mahogany, Red Messmate

A medium-sized evergreen tree endemic to coastal areas of eastern Australia. It has rough, stringy or fibrous bark on the trunk and branches, lance-shaped adult leaves, flower buds in groups of between seven and eleven, white flowers and hemispherical, conical or cup-shaped fruit.

Eucalyptus resinifera has a compact crown and can grow up to 45 metres tall. The straight bole, which can have a diameter of 100 – 150cm, is often unbranched for up to 30 metres.

Uses: Fast growing. Tolerates dry periods. Doesn’t shed bark so great for parks, avenue planting, windbreak and shade.

Dimensions: Height: 40–45 metres | Width: 1–1.5 metre stem diameter.

Flowering: Clusters of fragrant, white flowers from late autumn to early spring. 

Aspect: Requires a sunny position, though young trees can tolerate some shade
Soil type: Prefers soils of medium to high fertility, but copes in most well-drained soils
Planting rates:

Maintenance: Minimal once established, regular watering while establishing

Available sizes: Tubestock
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.