Bulbs Flower Basics Flower Beds & Specialty Gardens Flower Garden Garden Furniture Garden Gnomes Garden Seeds Garden Sheds Garden Statues Garden Tools & Supplies Gardening Basics Green & Organic Groundcovers & Vines Growing Annuals Growing Basil Growing Beans Growing Berries Growing Blueberries Growing Cactus Growing Corn Growing Cotton Growing Edibles Growing Flowers Growing Garlic Growing Grapes Growing Grass Growing Herbs Growing Jasmine Growing Mint Growing Mushrooms Orchids Growing Peanuts Growing Perennials Growing Plants Growing Rosemary Growing Roses Growing Strawberries Growing Sunflowers Growing Thyme Growing Tomatoes Growing Tulips Growing Vegetables Herb Basics Herb Garden Indoor Growing Landscaping Basics Landscaping Patios Landscaping Plants Landscaping Shrubs Landscaping Trees Landscaping Walks & Pathways Lawn Basics Lawn Maintenance Lawn Mowers Lawn Ornaments Lawn Planting Lawn Tools Outdoor Growing Overall Landscape Planning Pests, Weeds & Problems Plant Basics Rock Garden Rose Garden Shrubs Soil Specialty Gardens Trees Vegetable Garden Yard Maintenance

Uses for Eucalyptus Trees

Uses for Eucalyptus Trees

Uses for Eucalyptus Trees. The eucalyptus tree now grows in such places as South America, Europe, India and the southern U.S. after its successful introduction from its native Australia. The trees have multiple uses besides being a main source of food for the koala bear, which consumes its leaves.

The eucalyptus tree now grows in such places as South America, Europe, India and the southern U.S. after its successful introduction from its native Australia. The trees have multiple uses besides being a main source of food for the koala bear, which consumes its leaves.
Effects
The fact that eucalyptus trees needs huge amounts of water to grow make them a perfect tree to plant in places where malaria is rampant. Eucalyptus trees help to dry out swampy ground by sucking in moisture through their roots.
Features
Eucalyptus wood can receive a polished finish. That combined with its hardness makes it a desirable wood for such things as shipbuilding, constructing docks and home interior woodwork.
Considerations
The inner bark of eucalyptus is a source of fiber that Australians employ to make paper and cord. Aussies also use eucalyptus for a fuel source and value the bark for tanning purposes.
Eucalyptus Oil
The leaves of eucalyptus trees have a form of oil within them that makes them a key ingredient in such types of things as antiseptics, deodorants and stimulants.
Function
Eucalyptus trees are great ornamental trees and are useful in forming windbreaks.

Check out these related posts