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EUCALYPTUS gunnii

Commonly known as Cider gum, Ironbark

Blue gum, excellent for cutting
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - juvenile leaves are oval to rounded, mid-green and often glaucous (bluish-green or white bloom). Adult leaves are elliptic to lance-shaped, grey-green, 5-8cm (2-3in) long.
  • Cream
  • Height - 10-25m (33-80ft)
  • Spread - 6-15m (20-49ft)
  • Tree - dense, erect then spreading tree. Flowers freely in clusters of 3. Whitish-green bark is shed annually, producing pink- or orange-flushed patches.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - silver leaf, oedema.
  • Place of origin - Australia (Tasmania)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Australian / New Zealand -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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10-25m (33-80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-15m (20-49ft)
 

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