Eucalyptus globulus var compacta

Dwarf Tasmanian Blue Gum


Description: Smaller version of E. globulus ssp globulus - reported to be only 9-30'.  It prefers full to part sun or dappled shade.  It will withstand moderate frost.  The juvenile leaf is silvery blue and circular, the mature leaf a deep green sickle shape. 

Soil: Full to part sun, loam or clay, damp, well drained, acid, neutral pH.

Uses: Honey production, essential oils, perfumed foliage, wind resistant, frost tolerant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type 9-30'
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Soil Moisture (minimum) 600 mm (24") per year
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmaller version
bulletBetter for smaller gardens
bulletEssential oils

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive
bulletLow/moderate moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletWind/frost resistant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.


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