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Other Names: Mountain-ash, Swamp Gum, Stringy Gum, Giant Ash, Tasmanian Gum, Tasmanian Oak, White Mountain Ash, Victorian Ash, Australian Oak, yowork, warreeha, yowat (Karnathun)

Distinctive Characteristics: This evergreen eucalypt is one of the tallest and fastest-growing tree species in the world; it can reach a towering 213 ft. (65 m) in just fifty years. Mature trees are buttresseat the base, with the lower 50 ft. (15 m) covered in long, peeling strips of bark up to 98 ft. (30 m) long, with the upper bark being smooth and grey. According to calculations, Mountain Ash forests are some of the best for carbon storage.

Distribution: Native to Tasmania and Victoria, Australia. Elevation: up to 3,300 ft. (1,000 m).
Maximum Age: Estimated at 500 years.

Maximum Height and Girth: Mountain Ash is considered the tallest flowering plant (angiosperm) in the world and the second tallest tree in the world, next to Coast Redwood

Traditional Uses:
Transportation: Canoes were made from the a large sheet of bark.

Modern Uses: Mountain Ash has been valued as timber for general construction, as well as for making furniture, flooring, paneling, veneer, newsprint, plywood, and wood chips.




Heigt: 200 feet

Site: Full sun/ Shade tolerant

USDA Hardiness : 8-11 

Seed depth: surface, press in

Plant spacing : 8-12 feet apart

Approx seeds per packet : 10


How to Grow: 

Seed - surface sow February/March in a sunny position in a greenhouse. Species that come from high altitudes appreciate 6 - 8 weeks cold stratification at 2°c. Pot up the seedlings into individual pots as soon as the second set of seed leaves has developed, if left longer than this they might not move well. Plant out into their permanent positions in early summer and give them some protection from the cold in their first winter. The seed can also be sown in June, the young trees being planted in their final positions in late spring of the following year. The seed has a long viability.



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