SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: San Francisco, CA
Hardiness estimate:18-22 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Southeastern Tasmania.
Erect, Spreading or Weeping with a High Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 40 - 65 feet.
Width: 22 - 30 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).
Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.
Bark Cream or Light Green, Exfoliating.
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, 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 pulchella Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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