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Eucalyptus

 

 

Fig. 1. Eucalyptus trees growing near Tampa Bay.

Fig. 1. Eucalyptus trees growing near Tampa Bay.

Fig. 2. Eucalyptus grandis trees, age 2.5 years, growing at a Ridge site in Central Florida.

Fig. 2. Eucalyptus grandis trees, age 2.5 years, growing at a Ridge site in Central Florida.

Fig. 3. Eucalyptus tree regrowth in 4 months after cutting back the trees to just above the ground (coppicing).

Fig. 3. Eucalyptus tree regrowth in 4 months after cutting back the trees to just above the ground (coppicing).

Fig. 4. A diversity of tree sizes and shapes in a Eucalyptus test plot near Sebring, FL.

Fig. 4. A diversity of tree sizes and shapes in a Eucalyptus test plot near Sebring, FL.

Fig. 5. An interesting Eucalyptus selection in a Florida seed orchard near Palmdale.

Fig. 5. An interesting Eucalyptus selection in a Florida seed orchard near Palmdale.

Fig. 6A&B. Two views of the root system of the same Eucalyptus grandis tree in a commercial Florida planting near Palmdale. The tree was growing in Immokalee fine sand soil and was old enough to have been coppiced at least once. The tree was blown over by Hurricane Charlie in 2004.

Fig. 6A&B. Two views of the root system of the same Eucalyptus grandis tree in a commercial Florida planting near Palmdale. The tree was growing in Immokalee fine sand soil and was old enough to have been coppiced at least once. The tree was blown over by Hurricane Charlie in 2004.

Fig. 6. Two views of the root system of the same Eucalyptus grandis tree in a commercial Florida planting near Palmdale. The tree was growing in Immokalee fine sand soil and was old enough to have been coppiced at least once. The tree was blown over by Hurricane Charlie in 2004.

Fig. 7. A windfirm selection of Eucalyptus grandis that survived the 2004-2005 hurricanes in a Southwest Florida research test plot.

Fig. 7. A windfirm selection of Eucalyptus grandis that survived the 2004-2005 hurricanes in a Southwest Florida research test plot.