Omeo Gum

Eucalyptus neglecta

SKU
03696
Large, round blue-green juvenile foliage has a rosy-purple cast in cool weather and is prized for flower arrangements; elongated mature foliage appears after 10 to 15 years. This surprisingly hardy, versatile tree makes a quick, easy specimen. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFast growing 30 to 40 ft. tall in 10 years; eventually 60 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleMediterranean
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseSpecimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

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