Eucalyptus leucoxylon ssp. megalocarpa
LARGE FRUITED SA BLUE GUM
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Flowers: red, pink, cream or white

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring, mid winterlate winter

Bark & Stems: white smooth bark, blue & grey below and in patches
 
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Eucalyptus leucoxylon ssp. megalocarpa
LARGE FRUITED SA BLUE GUM
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: red, pink, cream or white

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring, mid winterlate winter

Bark & Stems: white smooth bark, blue & grey below and in patches


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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