Eucalyptus rudis     
Flooded gum   
Myrtacea Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Form: large, upright, rounded-canopy tree
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 30-50ft, spread 25-40ft
Leaves: broad at base narrowing to point; reddish petioles and stems
Flowers: white or cream colored, feather duster shape
Fruit: small capsule containing seeds, 1/4in long
Stems/Trunks: coarse dark bark, flakiness persists on trunk
Range/Origin: western and coastal areas of Australia, in areas with 16-39in of annual rainfall
Hardiness: to mid 20s



Eucalyptus leaves Flooded gum tree
Eucalyptus rudis and leaf form (left)

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