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Eucalyptus propinqua

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eucalyptus propinqua Grey Gum, Small Fruited Grey Gum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Upright

A medium tall Australian native tree that flourishes in moist and heavy soils. This tree can differ in height depending on the availability of water and soil conditions. White flowers appear from Summer through to Autumn attracting birds and insects. Smooth grey bark sheds to the ground, leaving no collar. Grows approx. 25-40m tall x 10-15m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
>25m >10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Clay, Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Habitat, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, Tender
Wind: High