COMMERCIAL NURSERY – NATIVE TREE
eucalyptus robusta – Swamp mahogany
Good fast growing shade tree for coastal situations. A straight, upright tree with rough, fibrous bark on all branches providing a favoured food for koalas. The long irregular branches spread laterally, and form a dense canopy with the broad green leaves. Important autumn food source for lorikeets and parrots including some threatened birds. Swamp mahogany is a long-lived tree that can live for at least 200 years.
Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost, Soil salinity and Water logging.
Uses: Ornamental, re-vegetation, good shade tree for sheltered seaside gardens.