A medium sized tree with a lovely smooth white trunk and masses of white flowers in summer. It grows around 10-20 metres high and 6 metres wide, and makes a lovely stately shade tree. Native to Western Australia.
|Scientific Name:||Eucalyptus laeliae|
|Common Name:||Ghost Gum|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||6 ~ 20 metres|
|Width:||4 ~ 6 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Street tree, Honey producing plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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