Eucalyptus in Scotland?

An interesting article in The Telegraph highlights the value of eucalypts as a forestry species in an unusual place: Scotland!

“While farms struggle with the economics of cheap food, the UK’s thirst for biomass combined with government grants is turning some farmers into tree huggers.  Tim Mack, the forestry manager for Elderslie Estates in Renfrewshire, hopes that they will embrace one tree in particular. He is attempting to pioneer eucalyptus as a forestry product in Scotland.”  See

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