Once established, needs only occasional watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||you-ka-LIP-tus GUN-ee-ee|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 40 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||What 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.|
|Landscape Use||Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Alkaline Soil|
|Watering Needs||Once 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