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Eucalyptus megacornuta

Eucalyptus megacornuta Eucalyptus megacornuta Eucalyptus megacornuta Eucalyptus megacornuta Eucalyptus megacornuta

Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Hardiness estimate: 20-23 degrees F.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to Western Australia.

Family: Myrtaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 20 - 30 feet.

Width: 10 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Green. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Light Green or Light Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately 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.

Drought tolerant.

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, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Not Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus megacornuta Tree Record." 1995-2021. Jan 21, 2021.
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