Eucalyptus urnigera

Urn gum



Description: Noted for its unique urn shape seed pods and attractive pale blue juvenile leaves. Very fast growing, from 20 to 45'. It becomes gnarled and picturesque in exposed areas. A well-branched species from SE Tasmania at high altitudes of Mount Wellington and Mount Field National Park.  It makes a very attractive plant although it does suffer some dieback in our Zone 6 winters.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tree 20-45', 15 m, lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture well-drained soils, light moisture
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive blue/green foliage
bulletWell branching species
bulletExcellent for fresh or dried floral arrangements

Problem Solving Features

bulletSpecies for full sun
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow water requirements
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletFast growing
bulletPossible use in a planter or container if pruned

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.


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