Red-cap Gum

 

 

Eucalyptus erythrocorys

 

 

Myrtaceae

 

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Form: Tree, upright
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 30 ft high by 25 ft wide
Leaves
: 4 inch, lance shaped, shiny
Flowers
: Red buds, yellow clusters
Fruit
: seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: White trunk
Range/Origin
: Australia
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 5,6, 8-24, H1, H2, 24o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low, very little or no irrigation

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Moderate litter

 

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