Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp pauciflora

Snow gum, White sally, Cabbage Gum


Description: A slow growing species with striking white bark and branches, reported to withstand snow and wet soil, although I have not had much success with this in Zone 6. The trunk is often twisted, add the white bark and you have one of the most picturesque of the hardy Eucalyptus species. Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, TasmaniaFound along coastal areas so cold tolerance greatly depends upon location.

Climate Data: Favors cold to cool, sub-humid to humid climate.  Heat index, hot: 79 degrees F, cold: 21 degrees F.  Rainfall 600-1900 mm (24 - 76 inches), altitude 1500 - 2000 m.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tree or mallee to 30 m, lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletVery slow growing
bulletUnique, twisted trunk and white bark when older
bulletWithstands snow and ice, well drained soils do best

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent species for colder areas
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed needs 3 weeks cold treatment.  Approximately 14 days for total germination.  Typical germination rate 33 per gram.
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