Eucalyptus gregsoniana

(E. pauciflora var nana)

Wolgan Snow Gum

 

Description: A hardy, dwarf shrub or small tree with glossy green narrow leaves and clustered white flowers. The bark is mottled. Reported to bloom when 6' tall. Native to the high elevations of New South Wales. Resembles Eucalyptus pauciflora, but is distinguished by the mallee habit.  Although a "Snow gum", it still requires excellent drainage.

Culture: Sun, well drained acid soil, loam or sandy loam.

Uses: Ornamental for colder areas.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small mallee to 18' (6m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSlow growing mallee to 18'
bulletReported to bloom when 6' tall
bulletPrefers well drained soils

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmall specimen for the smaller garden
bulletBest in poor sands with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSlow growing
bulletMallee with multiple stems

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Cold stratification may improve germination.
 
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