The Red River Gum is a tree that originates from the family of the Eucalyptus Tree. The river red gum grows up to 30 meters tall, but mostly to about 20 meters in the home garden. It has smooth red/white/brown coloured bark and blue/green coloured leaves. The Red River Gum is a fast growing and very hardy Aussie tree. Due to it’s size these wonderful Aussie icons should be planted well away from houses in free draining soils. It requires full sun, little watering and no pruning.