This is a very interesting tree, grows fast when young. The bark has more vibrant colour bark when younger and the leaves give off a pleasant smell. The leaves…
Eucalyptus genus (Gum tree). These are evergreen trees and shrubs which will vary in hardiness. They have a wide variation in shape, size and habitat. The foliage is attractive in its juvenile growth.
Woody perennials, Semi-evergreens, Fragrants
Australia and Malaysia
Grown for their bark, flowers and aromatic foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.
They are hardy to frost tender, min 1-5C, and will require full sun, and shelter from strong, cold winds in fertile well drained soil.
You can propagate by seeds in the spring or autumn.
Prone to silver leaf.
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It’s nearly the end of February, there is still frost at night and some of the plants look shabby… Before I can see where the weeds are, I need to ‘tidy up’.…