Eucalyptus Tree Facts with Ranger Jamie

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Eucalyptus: How California's Most Hated Tree Took Root - KQED

“How did all of this eucalyptus get to the Bay Area?” asked Christian Wagner, a tech worker who lives in Pleasanton.

“I know that they’re invasive, so what do we do about that? Are they worth keeping around? Or do we need to get rid of them and replace them with something else?” wondered Julie Bergen, an occupational therapist from Alameda.

Reaching heights of more than 100...



  1. The oldest reliably dated macrofossil of Eucalyptus is a 21-million-year-old tree-stump encased in basalt in the upper Lachlan Valley in New South Wales. Other fossils have been found, but many are either unreliably dated or else unreliably identified. It is useful to consider where Eucalyptus fossils have not been found.
  2. Eucalyptus is a tree most often associated with its native Australia environment and fun-loving koalas feasting on its branches. There are many species of eucalyptus trees, including popular varieties like Gum tree and Silver-Dollar tree, that can be grown in the home landscape. In fact, this tree ...
  3. The Eucalyptus Tree has it all! Its fast growth rate makes it ideal for homeowners and landscapers seeking a quick growing tree.Instead of waiting 30 years for shade and property value increases, the Eucalyptus Tree grows as much as 6 feet a year!The Eucalyptus Tree is an evergreen, so its healthy green foliage is visible even during the dull winter months.
  4. Eucalyptus trees are trees that require level 58 Woodcutting to cut. When cut, they give eucalyptus logs, which are used in the As a First Resort quest. They are faster to cut than yews, but slower than maple trees, and have a respawn rate of 1 minute and 29 seconds. They are good to train on as there are never many people there, the trees are good experience, and there are a few safe spots.
  5. Eucalyptus dalrympleana AGM: A fast-growing, large, evergreen tree with flaking white and grey bark. Mature leaves long and narrow, drooping, dark grey-green but coppery-tinted when young. Flowers white. Height 15m (45ft) and spread 8m (25ft).
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