Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Eucalyptus globulus - Blue Gum, Tasmanian Blue Gum
Edible Portion: Oil
A spreading tree. It grows 15-50 m high. It spreads 10-25 m wide The bark is smooth and light yellow or grey. It sheds in strips. The inner bark is light green or brown. The young stems are square and the young leaves clasp the stems. They are oval and 15 cm long. The adult leaves are sickle shaped leaves 10-30 cm long. The flowers occur singly and are white to cream.