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Eucalyptus Glaucescens Tingiringi Gum Tree

Eucalyptus Glaucescens Tingiringi Gum Tree

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Eucalyptus Glaucescens, commonly known as the Tingiringi Gum or White Peppermint, is a distinctive eucalyptus species native to southeastern Australia. This evergreen tree is renowned for its striking features and adaptability to a variety of environmental conditions.

Characterised by a straight and tall trunk, Eucalyptus Glaucescens can reach considerable heights, making it a notable presence in its native forests. The bark of this species is smooth and typically sheds in long, ribbon-like strips, revealing a powdery white to light grey surface underneath.

The foliage of Eucalyptus Glaucescens consists of lance-shaped leaves with a glaucous, or blue-grey, appearance. This colouration is attributed to a waxy coating on the leaves, which not only contributes to the tree's distinctive aesthetic but also aids in reducing water loss, a characteristic particularly useful in its natural habitat.

Known for its adaptability, the Tingiringi Gum thrives in a range of soil types and is well-suited to both coastal and inland environments. It is often cultivated for its ornamental value in gardens and landscaping, adding a touch of elegance with its graceful form and attractive foliage.

 At a glance:

  • Attractive eucalyptus specimen tree
  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Fragrant foliage
  • Ideal for hedging

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Common Name
Genus
Plant Form
Plant Type
Climate
Plant habitat Drought and wind tolerant
Sunlight Full sun
Watering
Flowering period
Flower Colour
Season of interest Winter
Foliage Evergreen
Hardiness Rating (RHS) H7 <  -20 °C
Soil type Well-drained soil, chalk, clay, loam
Soil PH Alkaline - Acidic
Size Height: 25m, Spread: 7m
Awards
Care notes  Can be hard-pruned annually and kept as a shrub or to promote the juvenile leaves.

 

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