SelecTree: Tree Detail
SILVER DOLLAR TREE
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA and Sacramento, CA
Smog tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 14-17 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Southeastern Australia.
Additional Common Names
SILVER DOLLAR TREE, ARGYLE APPLE
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 50 feet.
Width: 20 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate, Bluish Green or Silver or 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.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Armillaria 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." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-cinerea >