Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Red Gum

Technical information

Height: 40m, Width: 12m

Habit & Growth rate: The Eucalyptus camaldulensis is one of the most wide spread Eucalyptus. The Eucalyptus camaldulensis is a fast growing tree that displays heavy twisting branches and spreads to an open crown.

Foliage: Eucalyptus camaldulensis display leaves that vary in length. They Often have a pale, greyish - green foliage on both sides.


The Eucalyptus camaldulensis grows best in well-drained moist soil, when positioned in full sunlight. This Eucalyptus camaldulensis is moderately drought tolerent and is frost resistant. Great used as a shade tree in parks and gardens. 

Reference: Costermans L. F. Native trees and shrubs of South Eastern Australia.
Boxshall B, Jenkyn T (2001) Lightwood, Acacia implexa, Farm Forestry Species Profile for North Central Victoria, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria (DPI).

All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.