Cider Gum

Eucalyptus gunnii

Blue-green, coin-shaped juvenile leaves are good for cut foliage. Dense, upright-growing habit used for screening and street trees. Dark green lance-shaped foliage when mature. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationyou-ka-LIP-tus GUN-ee-ee
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 40 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasWhat makes this tree so beautiful is the texture and color of its leaves. A great sound barrier if planted densely and also works as a visual screen. Tends to be bushier than some other Eucs so don't crowd them if used as a backyard shade tree. A good front yard or street tree.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Alkaline Soil
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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