‘Bluey’ Named for its striking blue foliage
Hardiness Our trials have ‘Bluey’ hardy in zone 8A and above. Hardiness improves with age. A standout specimen tree!
Getting Started This Eucalyptus is adaptable to a wide variety of climates, but can struggle under high heat / high humidity conditions. Can easily be grown as a tall shrub or small tree.
Size Easy to control and responds well to pruning. All grown up 'Bluey' could reach 15’.
Leaf The choice for most floral arrangements. Intense silver-blue leaves that appear to "grasp" the stems!
Trunk & Bark Smooth, silver-grey with olive, gold, and russet hues
Flower Profuse small white flowers
Exposure Full sun, part shade in hotter climates.
Soil Type Adapts to many soil types
Container Plant? A real conversation starter in a pot, on a patio, or porch.
What we learned in Southern Euc Trials In McDonough, GA (zone 8A), 2 year old Eucalyptus trees had minimal leaf damage and looked great following winters where temps reached 13 degrees.
4" Pot Well-rooted, slightly branching, and 8" min. (from top of root ball). A great value for a fast growing Eucalyptus tree.
1 Gallon Pot A more established root system with lateral branching. 12" - 16" (from top of root ball). A convenient size for transplanting a Eucalyptus tree.
3 Gallon Pot A dense root system with multiple branching. 20" - 3.5' (from top of root ball). A well established and mature Eucalyptus tree.
'Jersey Girl' Because Camden Woollybutt and Paddys River Box were already taken! Hardiness Very hardy. ...
‘Luna’ Named for the Goddess of the Moon Hardiness Our trials have ‘Luna’ hardy in zone 7 and 8....
‘Funky Monkey’ Named for its tendency to twist and turn and for its strikingly beautiful...