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Thymely: Davor Popadich's Residence

Book shelves off the loft in New Zealand architect Davor Popadich's own house - brilliant use of space, excellent storage and great decoration

Eucalyptus sideroxylon - Red Ironbark Gum	            Growth Rate: Medium/Rapid  Height after 5 years: 5 m  Height when mature: 20 m	A tall, narrow, sparsely-branched tree. Very hard, durable wood. Black, deeply-furrowed bark is a feature - it never sheds. Good on most sites. Tolerates poor soils and low rainfall. Attractive pink to red flowers from May-October. Evergreen. Moderately frost tolerant.

Flowers of Mugga, Red Iron-bark [Eucalyptus sideroxylon]. Photograph taken in Turvey Park, New South Wales, Australia. High levels of Polyphenols [that act as Phytoalexins] in Eucalyptus sideroxylon wood can explain its natural resistance against rot.

Eucalyptus stellulata - Black Sally Gum	                    Growth Rate: Rapid   Height after 5 years: 6 m   Height when mature: 11 m	Multi-branched medium tree with dense canopy. Suits wide range of sites. Excellent shelter on dry plains sites. Great firewood. White flowers from April-October. Evergreen. Frost hardy.

Eucalyptus stellulata - Black Sally Gum Growth Rate: Rapid Height after 5 years: 6 m Height when mature: 11 m Multi-branched medium tree with dense canopy. Suits wide range of sites. Excellent shelter on dry plains sites. Great firewood. White flowers from April-October. Evergreen. Frost hardy.

Eucalyptus regnans	 - Mountain Ash Gum	                Growth Rate: Rapid   Height after 5 years: 6 m   Height when mature: 50 m	Very tall tree with excellent growth and form, producing good timber. Likes cool moist, well-drained soils. Intolerant to wind and salt. White flowers from December-May. Evergreen. Frost hardy.

Eucalyptus regnans, a forest tree, showing crown dimension, Tasmania

Eucalyptus ovata - Swamp Gum	                     Growth Rate: Very Rapid   Height after 5 years: 8 m   Height when mature: 20 m	Tolerates extremes of water-logging and drought. Useful for shelter. Produces good firewood. Ground durable. Reliable coppicing. White flowers from March-June. Evergreen. Frost tolerant.

Eucalyptus ovata - Swamp Gum Growth Rate: Very Rapid Height after 5 years: 8 m Height when mature: 20 m Tolerates extremes of water-logging and drought. Useful for shelter. Produces good firewood. Ground durable. Reliable coppicing. White flowers from March-June. Evergreen. Frost tolerant.

Eucalyptus fraxinoides - White Ash Gum	                  Growth Rate: Rapid   Height after 5 years: 7 m   Height when mature: 45 m	Useful farm/forestry tree providing timber and shelter. Requires moist, well-drained soils. OK on clay soils. White flowers from December-January. Evergreen. Hardy.

Photos of Eucalyptus fraxinoides

Eucalyptus globulus - Tasmanian Blue  Gum	                Growth Rate: Rapid   Height after 5 years: 8 m   Height when mature: 40 m	Fast-growing tall noble tree. Useful for firewood/timber. Subject to occasional beetle attack. Okay on the coast. Blue/white flowers September-December. Great for bees. Evergreen. Moderately frost hardy.

Eucalyptus globulus - Tasmanian Blue Gum Growth Rate: Rapid Height after 5 years: 8 m Height when mature: 40 m Fast-growing tall noble tree. Useful for firewood/timber. Subject to occasional beetle attack. Okay on the coast. Blue/white flowers September-December. Great for bees. Evergreen. Moderately frost hardy.