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A large straight-trunked tree with thick brown fibrous bark, showing deep vertical furrows running down the trunk. Resists to marine invertebrates and termites. Statement tree.

Height 50m. Branch spread 7m.

Scientific Name

Syncarpia glommulifera

Flowers

Yes

Conditions

Adaptable to a wide range of soils, the turpentine is most suited to moderate to high-nutrient soils, such as clay soil over Wianamatta shale in the Sydney region. Valleys and flat areas are highly suitable sites.

Colour of Flowers

Cream

Flowering Period

September - December