SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Montecito, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo, CA, and Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA
Bark can be a litter problem. Hardiness estimate: 14-18 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Southern Australia.
Erect or Weeping and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 90 feet.
Width: 18 - 60 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Falcate, 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 Spring or Summer.
Bark Cream or Light Green, Exfoliating or Mottled.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit, Twigs and Bark.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, 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
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Attracts Birds and Bees.
Not Deer Palatable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus leucoxylon Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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