SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Santa Barbara, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA
Saline tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 22-25 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Western Australia.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 65 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Green or Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Dark Brown, Exfoliating or Furrowed.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense 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.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Armillaria, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus cornuta Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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