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Silver Dollar Tree

Eucalyptus cinerea

Pronunciation: you-ka-LIP-tus sin-e-RE-a
SKU #03256

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Description Attractive blue-green, coin-shaped juvenile leaves, opposite on the pendulous stems, excellent for adding to bouquets and cut ornamental arrangements. 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Rounded
Landscape Use Container, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants California Lilac (Ceanothus); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Cordyline (Cordyline); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Aloe (Aloe)
Care 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

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