Scribbly Gum

Tree to 25 Metres


Open Habit. White / Grey smooth bark with characteristic scribbles caused by insect tracts under last year’s bark. Occurs on deep coastal sands and sandstone derived soils. Secondary food source for koalas. Excellent habitat tree.
White flowers in Winter / Spring

Family: Myrtaceae

Natural Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest

Aspect: Full Sun

Soil/Conditions: Well Drained

Special Features:

  • Koala Food and Shelter Tree
  • Glider Possum Food and Shelter Tree
  • Pale-Headed Rosellas eat seed
  • Aboriginal Food and Medicine Source
  • Scribbles made by Endoxylon Cinera Moth larvae
  • Attracts bees (Wheen Bee Foundation)

Garden Styles:

  • Gardening for Biodiversity
  • Native Rainforest
  • Native Coastal
  • Birds and Butterflies