Eucalyptus caesia ‘Silver Princess’

A beautiful ornamental tree growing to around 6 to 8 metres tall, it has a gently weeping growth habit. Winter to spring flowering with large pink-red blossoms with contrasting yellow stamens. Young stems are red which age to smooth white branches, on the trunk the bark is decorative with peeling curls. This is known as minni-ritchi bark. Good for most soil types as long as they are well drained and likes a sunny spot. Best in temperate areas of Australia with lower rainfall and humidity. It has an open growth habit that lets light filter through for underplanting.

Scientific Name:Eucalyptus caesia
Common Name:Gum Tree
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:6 ~ 8 metres
Width:3 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Red, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Weeping
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Street tree, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds, Other insects

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.