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painted eucalyptus trees

idaho
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for Sun Valley, Ketchum, Beach Vacations, Idaho
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painted eucalyptus trees

on one ever mentions these trees. for one, i am mesmerized by the regular trees. growing up in so cal, i love them . the smell, the button seeds, the slender , flowing trees...but on our last trip to hana, someone pointed out the PAINTED trees. i have the most beautiful pictures of the green , red, yellow and all, painted bark. these were some of the most beautiful living objects i have ever seen...enjoy, when on the road.

Maui
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18 reviews
1. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

Aloha,

Actually, Charley--they DO get mentioned. Several regulars talk about them....Barbara, me, MsFuzz, BLBL.......they just get kind of overwhelmed by waterfalls and whales sometimes!

California
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for Oahu
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19 reviews
2. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

Rainbow Eucalyptus! Saw one in the Foster Botanical Gardens in Honolulu last January, and I haven't stopped talking about it!

I'm from Southern California as well ... and Eucalyptus of many varieties seem to thrive on the CA coast and warm inland areas. Smell great.

Imagine a whole grove of Rainbow Eucalyptus!

Oahu, Hawaii
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for Oahu
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3. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

Aloha,

Lots of them in Kailua and Maunawili.

Magnificent!

Aloha

Milan, Italy
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102 posts
4. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

is the RTH the best place to see them?

idaho
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for Sun Valley, Ketchum, Beach Vacations, Idaho
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5. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

i am having a large print made for the living room. i was totally intruiged by them. walked back, went under the barbed wire...loved them.

Florence, Oregon
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for Oregon Coast
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6. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

jarcure,

I don't know if the RTH is the BEST place or not, but in the vicinity of mp 12, the highway splits a small grove of them! Quite beautiful and definitely a highlight for us!

r r
Maui, Hawaii
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8,395 posts
185 reviews
7. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

I think I saw one at Kaanapali Royale in Kaanapali Resort. The other ones I have seen are all at higher elevations , upcountry.

Kapaa, Hawaii
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52,717 posts
3 reviews
8. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

One of my favorite trees on Maui!! Rainbow eucalyptus are beautiful. Right up there with the jacaranda and shower trees!!

California
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for Oahu
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48,849 posts
19 reviews
9. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

Grew up with Jacaranda in my front yard in Southern California. Dirty, dirty trees for suburbia, but perfect for Upcountry!

Brisbane, Australia
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287 posts
14 reviews
10. Re: painted eucalyptus trees

Thanks for the information everyone. I will be looking out for them in November. As for jacaranda. Yes, they are messy but not too high a price for such beauty I think.

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