Eucalyptus fibrosa ssp nubila

Blue-leaved Ironbark


Description: Different from other ironbarks due to the broader leaves, larger buds and fruits.  The foliage crown is somewhat grayish blue and the fruits and buds are glaucous.  The bark may be hard (like iron) or soft, flaky, gray or black to gray-brown.  Adult leaves are generally dull, blue-green to gray-green to glaucous.  Flowers are white and occur in buds of 7,9 or 11.

Culture: This species does best in full to part sun, sandy loam or other well-drained, acid pH soils.

Uses: Shade, shelter, cut foliage, erosion control.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Large tree 105' (to 35 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate to fast
Placement Sun
Native Coastal New South Wales, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletIronbark type gum
bulletWhite flower color
bulletBluish-gray foliage crown

Problem Solving Features

bulletFast growing
bulletExcellent in sun and acid soils
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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