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SILVER DOLLAR TREE
Eucalyptus cinerea

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Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA and Sacramento, CA

General Notes

Smog tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 14-17 degrees F.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to Southeastern Australia.

Family: Myrtaceae

Additional Common Names

SILVER DOLLAR TREE, ARGYLE APPLE

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 20 - 55 feet.

Width: 20 - 45 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.

White. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Red Brown, Fibrous or Furrowed.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Oak Root Fungus, Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Oak Root Rot and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Not Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus cinerea Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 19, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-cinerea >

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