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Eucalyptus cinerea/Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus cinerea / Eucalyptus cinerea
Bark on an old tree
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Bark on an old tree

Upright growing irregular form

Silvery-blue foliage


Exfoliating (peeling) bark

A hedge of eucalyptus growing in full sunlight

Grow eucalyptus in well drained, sandy soil in full sunlight

Two or more leaf shapes can be on the same tree

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Scientific Name: Eucalyptus cinerea
Common Name: Eucalyptus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Bark, Trunk, and Branch Features
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Grown for its beautiful silvery foliage, which is highly aromatic. Cut foliage is used commercially and by the gardeners in flower arrangements.