Posts Tagged ‘Corymbia’

The Herberton – Irvinebank Area: a plant lover’s delight

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

This article is extracted from Yuruga Newsletter
Vol 14 No 1 (March 2006)

The hills of the Herberton-Irvinebank area of north Queensland contain a wealth of fascinating and delightful native plants, from tall trees to small shrubs. Some are well-known and quite common, others are extremely rare. Take a drive from Herberton to Irvinebank one Sunday afternoon and explore for yourself.

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Eucalypts, a gum tree for every situation

Thursday, May 1st, 2003

This article is extracted from Yuruga Newsletter
Vol 11 No 2 (May 2003)

The focus of this article is for gardeners in tropical Australia.
However, the basic principles apply for throughout Australia
with minor modifications for local conditions.

The gum trees (eucalypts) are such a dominant aspect of the Australian landscape that it’s easy to think that most of the approximately 1000 species all look the same.

Take a closer look, though, and you’ll see an amazing array of shapes, sizes, leaves and flower colour. With over 30 different species of Eucalypt stocked here at Yuruga, there’s a gum tree of every shape and size, for every situation from home garden to timber plot.

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