Alpine cider gum
Description: A wide-spreading and much-branched small tree, may be a mallee type. The bark is usually smooth, colors range from white, gray or gray-green. It is found native just north of the Great Lake and in the Ben Lomond National Park in Tasmania, usually in shallow soils among rock outcrops in the highlands. This species is similar to E. gunnii, but it has a more straggly habit and slightly wrinkled fruits.
Culture: Sun, well drained, acid or neutral soils, clay, loam, sand, sandy loam, frost tolerant, not drought resistant.
Uses: Ornamental, windbreak, fragrant leaves, cut foliage.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 7|
|Type||Small tree 30 ' 30' (10 x 10 m), lignotuber|
|Flower Color||White 1.2 cm diameter|
|Placement||Full to part sun|
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