Eucalyptus cladocalyx ‘Vintage Red’ – Sugar Gum

A striking new Eucalyptus with dark red foliage, making it a useful medium sized tree for landscape use in cool to temperate areas. Growing from 6 to 8 metres tall and 3 to 4 metres wide, it also responds well to pruning, so can be kept to the desired height. The foliage can also be used for cut flower work. The stems are nearly black, and the trunk is smooth grey bark. Drought and frost tolerant. Prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil. Unsuitable for tropical and sub tropical areas.

Scientific Name:Eucalyptus cladocalyx
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Sugar Gum
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:6 ~ 8 metres
Width:3 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower, Street tree, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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