Silver Dollar Tree
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||you-ka-LIP-tus sin-e-RE-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Plant 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.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Heat and Drought Tolerant|
Provide 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10