Silver Leafed Mountain Gum Seed

Eucalyptus pulverulenta

£5.25 inc. VAT

Eucalyptus pulverulenta. Silver Leafed Mountain Gum is a well branched, medium-sized tree easy to control by pruning. The evergreen, juvenile foliage is glaucous silvery grey white and has been described as looking like a kebab! It rarely develops adult foliage. Bark is mostly smooth. Cream flowers occur when the tree is still young. This tree can be grown as a multi-stemmed specimen, but needs a sheltered spot.

 

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Description

Eucalyptus pulverulenta

Common name: Silver Leafed Mountain Gum

Native: New South Wales, Australia

Provenance: Australia

Size and Spread(10 years): 6m x 5m

Treatment required: 4-5 weeks pre-chill. cold moist followed by 21degC for sowing

Germinal seeds/kg: 75,000/kg

Ideal sowing period: spring. surface sow

Soil conditions: free draining, neutral to acid, not chalky.

Planting: Full sun, open aspect but sheltered from strong winds.

Mature height: 10m

pic courtesy of Daderot, Isola Madre. Lake Maggiore

 



			

Additional information

Weight 1.00 g
Genus

Eucalyptus

Size

Seed pkt (125 seeds approx)

Family

Myrtaceae

Flowering Month

May

Colour

cream

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

evergreen

Interest

aromatic, bark, flowers, scented

Requires

shelter, sun