An attractive small to medium sized tree, noted for the beautiful smooth bark with silver and copper tonings, and silver-white flower buds and gum nuts. It flowers over summer, with cream to white flowers. It is a hardy tree, tolerant of both drought and frost, naturally occurring in Western Australia on stony ground. Salt tolerant. Likes good drainage. Grows from 3 to 11 metres tall, 5 metres wide.
|Scientific Name:||Eucalyptus campaspe|
|Common Name:||Gum Tree|
|Other Common Names:||Silver Gimlet|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large tree|
|Height:||3 ~ 11 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 6 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Cream, Yellow|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects|
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