Botanical Name: Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. viminalis

Common Name: Manna Gum

Type: Tree 10 – 50m x 8 -15m


  • Fast growing, tall upright tree with smooth white bark, rough bark often persisting at base
  • Buds and fruit in groups of 3
  • White flowers; Jan-Apr
  • Bird and butterfly attracting
  • Important koala food tree
  • Bark shed in ribbons during summer
  • Used for timber, pulp and honey production


  • Full sun
  • Adaptable, with tallest specimens found in moist deep loam in mountain areas

Aboriginal Use:

  • Manna
  • Medicines
  • Implements
Eucalyptus viminalis ssp.viminalis