Silver Dollar Tree
Silver Dollar Tree
Eucalyptus cinereaItem #3256 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 10
Attractive blue-green, coin-shaped juvenile leaves, opposite on the pendulous stems, excellent for cut foliage. A choice evergreen rounded shrub or shade tree, withstanding heat, dry conditions and wind when established. Suitable as a container specimen for patio, conservatory, or in a bright indoor space.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:you-ka-LIP-tus sin-e-RE-aPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:5, 6, 8 - 24Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, WaterwiseFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:InconspicuousFlower color:WhiteGarden styleRusticDesign IdeasPlant this blue-gray Eucalyptus as a windbreak, in slots between buildings or as a shade tree in hot climates. Take advantage of its unique coloring by combining with plants that offer interesting contrast. Looks best when used in windrows or groves on large-scale home sites.Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Cordyline (Cordyline); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Aloe (Aloe)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Tolerates drought when established in the landscape; continue to water container plants regularly. Feed before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.