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Eucalyptus perriniana

Orange, green and grey colors of the bark of the spinning gum tree.
Though common in California, there are not many eucalyptus Street Trees in Portland. Heritage Tree 377 is the only eucalyptus that is currently a Heritage Tree.

Spinning Gum


Leathery, evergreen leaves and small fruits on a spinning gum tree.

About Eucalyptus trees at OSU's Landscape Plants site, and about the Spinning Gum at SelecTree.

  • Native to Australia, Malesia, and the Philippines.

  • Typically grows 12-30 feet tall.

  • Leaves are evergreen, bluish gray to silver green and fragrant.

  • Smooth, multicolored bark.

  • Fruit is a small capsule, about 0.25 - 0.50 inches.

  • Rare in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes

 3415 SW Water Ave


38' Height

40' Spread

5.4' Circ.

19.1'' DBH

The multicolored bark of a spinning gum tree in the Portland right-of-way.