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Eucalyptus bicostata


A tall tree growing to 45m in height. Smooth white or blue grey bark and and dark green leaves to 30cm in length. Fast growing.
originNSW, Vic.
cultural notesRequires a sunny position, preferably in moist reasonably fertile soils. Will tolerate dryer conditions once established.
maintenanceJuvenile foliage is susceptible to damage by caterpillars.
toleratesTolerant of frost and drought once established.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourCreamy white to yellow flowers followed by bell shaped, greyish-white fruit.
foliage colourThe long, glossy dark green adult leaves are curved and lanceolate. Juvenile foliage is silvery blue.
widthup to 10m
heightup to 45m
plant spacing4cm apart
recommended usesUseful as a shade tree in colder climates.
plant image creditspublic domain

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