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Shade Tolerant


Most Eucalyptus are sun lovers and will not tolerate shade.

There are however a few that will grow happily in partial shade (although it would be best to avoid deep shade).

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Eucalyptus camphora - Swamp Gum

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Adult Leaves
Young Tree
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Eucalyptus camphora - Swamp Gum

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A popular small to medium sized tree. One of a few Eucalypts that can tolerate semi-shade, being a Swamp Gum thrives in wetter conditions. Unusual in that the young leaves are heart-shaped.

Mature Height: 10m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: ** -10 to -15°C
Soil: Wet Tolerent, Dry Tolerant, Clay Tolerant
Position: Full Sun or Part Shade
Growth Habit: Compact shape, dense foliage
Leaves: Young leaves are heart-shaped (obcordate), mature leaves more elliptical, green to blue-green in colour.
Bark: Smooth or partially rough, white-grey to green or yellow, slightly powdery.
Special Interest: Strong Aroma, Heart-shaped young leaves

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Eucalyptus crenulata - Victorian Silver Gum

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Eucalyptus crenulata - Victorian Silver Gum

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This is a good all rounder species of Eucalyptus as it's shade tolerant, damp tolerant, will grow in tubs or containers and can also be used for hedging or coppiced.

Mature Height: 12m
Rate of Growth: 1-1.5m per year
Hardiness: *** -15°C +
Soil: Wet Tolerent
Position: Shade Tolerant
Growth Habit: Compact foliage growth
Leaves: Young leaves are glaucous pale-green, mature leaves glossy dark green with a tinge of dark red.
Bark: Young branches glaucous giving way to smooth grey, yellow or grey-brown mature bark.
Special Interest: Ornamental Specimen, Hedge, Screening, Can be Container Grown, Floristry!!



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