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Date of issue: 23 April 2013
Designer: Jennifer Scalzo
Australia Post Design Studio
Photographer: Simon Griffiths

Printer: EGO Print (Pemara)

Plant: Eucalyptus mannifera


Brittle Gum

Medium-sized tree to 20 m with beautiful white trunks, colouring in season. Responds well to coppicing in order to obtain multi-stemmed plants. Hardy in most soils. Tends to lose branches even on warm still days. There are three subspecies of E. mannifera, which intergrade where they meet.

Distribution: NSW, ACT, Vic.

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