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River Red Gum

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

  • C. Totterdell, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens
  • I.G. Holliday, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens, 1997


Broad-domed tree of 15-20m. Bold striped bark of grey, charcoal and occasionally pink tones. The foliage is grey-green with small green buds and fruits.


Tree locations and purpose
Front or back garden Yes
Driveway No
Narrow space No
Courtyard No
Screening No
Canopy for shading Yes
Planter box with irrigation No
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) No
Tree locations and purpose
Family Myrtaceae
Tree origin Indigenous to Moreland
Tree shape
Tree type
Tree size (at maturity) Large tree maturing to >15m
Minimum ground area (m²) 157
Canopy area (m² at maturity) 314
Average height (at maturity) 20
Average width (at maturity) 20
Spacing 12m +
Star rating

This tree is on Council’s list of recommended species for planting in Moreland. 

We recommend you choose the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

The Tree Finder tool is one way Council is working to increase tree canopy across Moreland



Images on this page are sourced from and copyright to the Australian Plant Image Index (APII), Australian National Botanic Gardens.