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Eucalyptus pauciflora

snow gum, white sallee (or sally)

A small to medium sized tree growing to 30m in lowland areas. The alpine variety, E.p. niphophila, only reaches 15m. Bark is smooth and mottled, white, grey or yellowish in colour. White flowers in spring and summer.
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originNSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, Qld.
cultural notesRequires well drained soils in a sunny position. In cold areas the bark develops patches of orange, red, yellow and olive green.
toleratesDrought, frost and snow tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourWhite flowers occur in clusters, from club-shaped buds. Fruit are cup-shaped.
foliage colourThe adult foliage is thick and leathery, blue-grey to olive-green, lanceolate to 16cm in length. Juvenile foliage is weeping and ovate.
widthup to 20m
heightup to 30m
plant spacing500cm apart
recommended usesA beautiful tree for gardens or as a street tree. Bee attractant.
 
plant image credits Amanda Slater

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