Eucalyptus archeri

Alpine cider gum

Archer's 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
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Full to part sun
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 30'
bulletMallee habit with multiple stems
bulletSmooth bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletCold tolerant species
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletExcellent for sun, small gardens

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* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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