Eucalyptus pauciflora niphophila Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Description: Niphophila, also known as Snow Gum is a broadly spreading, evergreen tree with bark flaking attractively into cream, grey and green patches, often likened to Python skin. Creamy white flowers in summer attract bees and the aromatic, grey-green leaves have a slender elliptical shape that looks beautiful all year round.

 

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 10 years): 4m x 2.5m

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Flowering month: June
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Silver / Green
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Scented foliage
  • Replacement prune
  • Attractive bark

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