SelecTree: Tree Detail
SILVER MOUNTAIN GUM
Photo Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA and Santa Barbara, CA
Can be grown indoors. Branches with foliage often used in flower arrangements.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to New South Wales.
Additional Common Names
SILVER MOUNTAIN GUM, Silver-leaved Mountain Gum, Powdered Gum
Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 15 - 30 or 35 feet.
Width: 6 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 60 years.
Leaves Elliptic to Oval, Bluish Green or Silver or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Bluish green and covered with wax Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring, Summer or Fall.
Bark Bluish White, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Neutral to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Psyllid, Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
None Known Health Hazard.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus pulverulenta Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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