Eucalyptus gunnii Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Description: Gunnii, also known as Cidar Gum is large, hardy, evergreen tree with peeling cream and brown bark. Young plants bear silvery blue foliage before producing more linear green leaves as the tree ages. From June through to August, pretty white flowers begin to flourish amongst the silvery leaves. The eye-catching sprigs of the grey-blue foliage can also be brought inside and used in beautiful cool-themed 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): 10m x 10m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green/ Silver
  • Flowering month: June
  • M Size: Medium
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Scented foliage
  • Attractive bark
  • Can be hard pruned

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