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Eucalyptus leucoxylon, Yellow Gum, Bblue Gum, White Ironbark
Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa

Eucalyptus leucoxylon

Yellow Gum, Bblue Gum, White Ironbark
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunDry conditionsPink flowersWhite, off-white flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowers

Eucalyptus leucoxylon is a big and beautiful tree which can grow taller than 20 ft. when fully mature. This majestic tree is native to Australia, where it grows in a range of climates and soils. It is perfect for those who are looking for a feature tree and can tolerate dry conditions. It thrives in full sun and in USDA zones 8-10.

It has an open, spreading crown and its bark is highly ornamental, featuring a beautiful gray-white background with patches of gray. The leaves of this tree are long, lance-shaped, and gray-green. In summer, the tree is adorned with magnificent clusters of flowers in shades of pink, white, off-white, and red.

If you live in colder regions, you can also grow Eucalyptus leucoxylon in a pot, making sure you provide it with protection from frost and snow. To keep it in optimal conditions, the pot-grown tree should be placed in an area of full sun and in soil that is well-drained. During dry periods, the soil should be watered frequently. Furthermore, the tree should be pruned regularly to promote fullness and further improve its appearance. If you take good care of your tree, it will reward you with its beauty and stately presence in your garden.


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Eucalyptus leucoxylon, Yellow Gum, Bblue Gum, White Ironbark
Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa
Eucalyptus leucoxylon, Yellow Gum, Bblue Gum, White Ironbark
Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa


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