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SILVER MOUNTAIN GUM
Eucalyptus pulverulenta

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Photo Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA and Santa Barbara, CA

General Notes

Can be grown indoors. Branches with foliage often used in flower arrangements.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to New South Wales.

Family: Myrtaceae

Additional Common Names

SILVER MOUNTAIN GUM, Silver-leaved Mountain Gum, Powdered Gum

Tree Characteristics

Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

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, Blue 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.

Drought tolerant.

Neutral to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

None Known Health Hazard.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus pulverulenta Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 19, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-pulverulenta >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.