Stringy bark is a tall gum tree, and is one of the ash groups of eucalyptus.
It grows over a wide area of Tasmania and its thick bark helps it survive bush fires.
Stringy bark provides the most valuable general-purpose timber that Tasmania possesses.
It is strong and durable and is useful for piles, wharves, bridges and all classes of building works.
- Average germs/kg: 60 000
- Mature tree height 40 - 90m