Eucalyptus morrisbyi

Morrisby's Gum


Description: This species is considered as an endangered species, it is found native only in a small, restricted area of SE Tasmania near Hobart.  Juvenile leaves are opposite, almost rounded with a scalloped edge, glaucous and slightly discolorous. Adult leaves are alternate and shaped like a lance, gray-green to glaucous. It has a tree type habit, thin gray-green to glaucous leaves, buds and fruits with smooth, light brown bark.  Good as an ornamental or as a windbreak.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Medium tree to 49' (15 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree to 49'
bulletConsidered an endangered species
bulletFound native only in an restricted area of Hobart Tasmania

Problem Solving Features

bulletSlow growth rate
bulletSun lover
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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