Eucalyptus gunnii Azura Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Description: 'Azura' is a more compact, bushier and hardier form of Eucalyptus. The evergreen blue-green foliage has a round shape and wonderful Eucalyptus aroma. It works well in larger pots, when trimmed twice a year, or grow as a specimen in lawns and borders, or even form a hedge with it. They also look lovely when displayed into flower arrangements.

Eucalyptus Growing Tips: Will grow in almost any well-drained soil except shallow chalk. Coppice for control and effect with the best time for pruning being the Spring. Plant in a sunny position or light shade with some shelter from cold, drying winds.

Height and Spread (after 20 years): 5m x 2.5m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Flowering month: July
  • M Size: Medium
  • Scented foliage
  • Prefers full sun
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green

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