Eucalyptus cordata

Heart leaved Silver gum

 

Description: This species keeps its beautiful juvenile foliage. The stem is erect with willow like branches. It has smooth white bark blotched with green or purple. The leaves are a pretty silvery gray, opposite and heart shaped, small in size. Young stems may be square. It is found in small areas of SE Tasmania in the vicinity of Prossers Sugarloaf and Wellington Range.  It is commonly found in marshy and damp soils. Frost resistant, but drought tender. 

Culture: Sun, marshy, damp soils, acid pH, clay loam, loam, sandy loam, sandy clay.

Uses: Ornamental, water logged soils, fragrant leaves, cut foliage, retain attractive "heart-shaped" leaves.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small shrub to 10', or a tree to 68', very variable
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletKeeps the beautiful juvenile foliage, heart shaped leaves
bulletSmooth bark blotched with green or purple
bulletMay do well in moist locations

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree - retains juvenile foliage
bulletGood in moist soils
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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