Virginia Tech Dendrology

cadagi Myrtaceae Eucalyptus torelliana F.Muell. Listen to the Latin symbol: --
Leaf: Alternate (may be opposite on young branches), evergreen, simple, leathery, variable but usually ovate, to 7 inches, wavy margin, green above or with a pink tint, generally pubescent when young, a wider leaf than most eucalypts.
Flower: Attractive, large creamy white clusters, appearing in October in Australia.
Fruit: Large and nearly round, ripening January-February in Australia.
Twig: Slender, reddish.
Bark: Gray with persistent scales at the base, smooth, tight and gray-green above.
Form: A dense shade tree with an irregular crown to 75 feet.
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Additional Range Information: Eucalyptus torelliana is planted in the USDA hardiness zones shown above and may seed into the landscape. See states reporting cadagi.

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