Sydney Blue Gum - Plant Native!

Sydney Blue Gum

Eucalyptus saligna

Large, fast-growing hardy tree

FEATURES: mottled, cream to blue-grey bark sheds in patches in summer and autumn. Young leaves are bluish-green, maturing to shiny dark-green. Clusters of fragrant, white flowers from late autumn to early spring.

CONDITIONS: Suits most soil types. Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun to partial-shade. Tolerates dry periods and coastal conditions.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

  • magnificent feature specimen for parks
  • ideal tree for avenue planting
  • Farm planting
Plant size

large tree

Flower Time in Autumn

Autumn

Flower Time in Winter

Winter

Bird Attracting

Bird Attracting

Full Sun

Full Sun

Part Shade

Part Shade

Clay Soil

Clay Soil

Sandy Soil

Sandy Soil

Drought Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Wind Break

Wind Break

Coastal

Coastal

Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy