SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Cal Poly Leaning Pine Arboretum - San Luis Obispo, CA
Saline tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 15-20 degrees F.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Australia.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 40 feet.
Width: 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate to Linear, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Cream or Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Bark Red Brown, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Riparian or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus spathulata Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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