cadagi Myrtaceae Corymbia
torelliana (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson 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.
Additional Range Information: Corymbia torelliana is planted in the USDA hardiness zones shown above and may seed into the landscape. See states reporting cadagi.
All material © 2018 Virginia Tech Dept. of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation; Photos and text by: John Seiler, Edward Jensen, Alex Niemiera, and John Peterson; Silvics reprinted from Ag Handbook 654; range maps courtesy USGS from USDA "Atlas of United States Trees" by Elbert L. Little, Jr., Vol. 1 (1971) 3 (1976) 4 (1977) 5 (1978)