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~~April 27, 2014~~
The beautiful Rainbow Eucalyptus – remarkably, this tree’s colouring is entirely natural.
As the Rainbow Eucalyptus grows the bark falls away in patches at different times of year exposing the bright green inner bark. As time passes the inner back changes color going blue, purple, orange and then maroon, giving the trees their incredibly colourful look.
|View of multi-coloured bark|
Eucalyptus deglupta is a tall tree, commonly known as the rainbow eucalyptus, Mindanao gum, or rainbow gum. It is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. Its natural distribution spans New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi and Mindanao.
The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the…
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