Geographical origins: Australia, Tasmania, Malaysia. Introduced into Europe in 1828.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 12 m, width up to 8 m.
Type of soil: Any.
Climate: Resistant up to -18°C at adult stage (a lot more sensitive to frost as a young plant).
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The small green- grey leaves of the Eucalyptus parvifolia are heavily scented and decorative. It is used extensively in flower arranging. It has a spreading shape, its bark is grey and cream and its adult leaves are elongated. It can be planted either as a specimen, on its own or as part of a group of Eucalyptus. Because it is smaller in size than the Eucalyptus Gunnii, it will thrive in the smaller gardens.
Other Eucalyptus Trees on our website:
• Cider Gum Eucalyptus Tree (Eucalyptus Gunii): Adult height: 25 m.
• Snow Gum Eucalyptus Tree (Eucalyptus niphophila): Elongated leaves up to 10 cm by 2 cm wide, adult height: 7 m.