Eucalyptus glaucescens

Tingiringi Gum


Description: The bark is dark gray on the lower trunk and sheds in ribbons, smooth and green-gray above. Leaves are slightly glaucous. Found native in the high mountain country of (1) New South Wales, (2) eastern Victoria (Mt Erica, Mt Hotham, Brumby Point, Mt Tingiringi (3) Canberra along the Tinderry and Tidbinbilla Ranges. Distinguished from other related species by its larger, cylindrical, glaucous fruits.  The foliage on this species is quite attractive and the shedding bark is an asset as well.  The term glaucous describes the "blue-green foliage with a white coating on the leaves."  It branches fairly well and has an attractive scent.

Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, clay loam, loam or sandy loam,

Uses: Excellent ornamental, provides shade, fragrant foliage,

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Mallee to (12m) or tree to 147' (45m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMay be large tree to 147', but usually a mallee to about 36'
bulletUnique, blue/green foliage
bulletAttractive trunk

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance

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*Seed needs 4 weeks cold treatment. 
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