Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila (snow gum) is a comparatively slow-growing variety with large greyish-green leaves and bark that flakes into a beautiful patchwork of grey, green, cream and brown. Young shoots are red with a whitish bloom. Possibly the hardiest of the eucalyptus.
Small hardy evergreen tree. Plant in any reasonable moist but well-drained soil in a sunny or partially-shaded sheltered position. RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Snow Gum|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Foliage colour||Blue, Green|
|Plant type||Ornamental Trees|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Stem colour||Blue, Brown|
|Time to maturity||20 - 50 years|
|Ultimate height||4.1m - 8m|
|Ultimate spread||4.1m - 8m|