Eucalyptus ligustrina

Privet-leaved stringybark


Description: This species from New South Wales is grown primarily for its flowers, buds and fruits. It is a spreading tree with a dense crown and has smooth, flaky cream to gray and tan bark. Adult leaves are glossy and dark green, but quite small. Buds and fruits occur in umbels of three. Flowers can be white, less common pink, rarely red. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small tree 16-32' (5-10 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species to 32'
bulletKnown for flowers, buds and fruits
bulletUnique, rippled foliage, see picture enlargement

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive foliage
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletGood small tree for sunny location

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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