EUCALYPTUS perriniana

Commonly known as Ironbark, Spinning gum

Round-leaved snow gum. White flowers and long, lance-shaped, bluish adult leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Adult leaves are pendent, lance-shaped to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Height
    4-10m (12-30ft)
  • Spread
    3-8m (10-25ft)
  • Tree
    Open to moderately dense shrub or small tree branching from the base. Smooth, flaking, off-white, grey or green bark. Umbels of 3 flowers.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds.

EUCALYPTUS perriniana

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The juvenile leaves are joined at the base around the stem. When they die they remain on the tree and spin in the wind.
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Silver leaf, oedema.
    Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Perfoliate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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4-10m (12-30ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-8m (10-25ft)
 

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