SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Goleta, CA
Hardiness estimate:18-22 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Southeastern Tasmania.
An Eucalyptus cylindrocarpa in Goleta, CA is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 71 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 129 inches and a crown spread of 73 feet.
Erect, Spreading or Weeping with a High Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 40 - 50 feet.
Width: 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate to Linear, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.
White. Flowers in Summer or Fall. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Brown Capsule, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer.
Bark Coppery to Orange, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 8 - 10, 12 - 17 and 19 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist 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, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Not Deer Palatable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus cylindrocarpa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 19, 2018.
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