SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Ruth Bancroft Garden - Walnut Creek, CA, UC Santa Cruz Arboretum - Santa Cruz, CA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Hardiness estimate: 10-15 degrees F. Produces little litter.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Eastern Australia.
Spreading with a High Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 65 feet.
Width: 20 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate to Linear, Bluish Green or Silver or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. white. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches) Wildlife use it.
Bark Cream, Smooth.
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 8 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet 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, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Not Deer Palatable.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus pauciflora Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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