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Botanical name: Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila
Other names: Eucalyptus niphophila, Snow gum
Species: E. pauciflora subsp. niphophila - E. pauciflora subsp. niphophila is a small, evergreen, tree with grey-green leaves which become longer and narrower with age. It has a flaking, cream, grey and green patched bark. It bears small, white flowers in summer.
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila is: Evergreen
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Leaves are fragrant when crushed.
Tree shape: Bushy, Spreading
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: May be affected by suckers.
Pruning: The removal of damaged, diseased or crossing branches is advised in late winter or early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila (Snow gum) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 25 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree
Cultivation: Plant in neutral to slightly acidic soil with full sun and shelter when young. Ideal to plant the youngest available specimens in conditions as specified.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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