Eucalyptus Debeuzevillei, commonly known as the Mindanao Gum or Scrub Ironbark, is a notable species within the eucalyptus genus. Indigenous to the Philippines, this evergreen tree is recognised for its distinctive features and adaptability.
Characterised by its straight and tall trunk, Eucalyptus Debeuzevillei often reaches significant heights. The bark of mature trees is rough, persistent, and deeply furrowed, displaying a dark brown to blackish colour. This contributes to its resilience in the face of various environmental conditions.
The foliage of Eucalyptus Debeuzevillei consists of lance-shaped leaves that are typically glossy green and emit a unique aromatic scent when crushed. The tree's overall form is symmetrical and provides a dense canopy, offering shade and visual appeal.
This species is known for its versatility, thriving in a range of soil types and climates. It is often cultivated for various purposes, including timber production, agroforestry, and erosion control. Additionally, the Mindanao Gum serves ecological roles, providing habitat and sustenance for local wildlife.
At a glance:
- Distinctive bark
- Fragrant foliage
- Adaptable and easy to grow
You will receive 1 hardened off, strong standard sized plug plant.
|Season of interest
|Hardiness Rating (RHS)
|H7 < -20 °C
|Well-drained soil. Clay, chalk
|Alkaline - Acidic
|Height: 25m, Spread: 7m