‘Maggie’ Named for its lazy, weeping habit.
Hardiness In your landscape ‘Maggie’ will thrive in zone 7A and above, lower with some protection, and is one of the most vigorous re-growers if frozen to the ground. A great choice for areas prone to wide swings in temperatures.
Getting Started This Eucalyptus is easy to establish and continuously rewards you with its foliage, bark, and cascading nature.
Size Easy to control and responds well to pruning. All grown up ‘Maggie’ could reach 40’.
Leaf Young leaves are vivid blue, appear in all four seasons, and take on soft reds to purples in colder temperatures.
Trunk & Bark Stunning deeply furrowed black bark
Flower Small white flowers
Exposure Full sun to light shade
Soil Type ‘Maggie’ handles a full range of soils from dry and sandy to waterlogged, clay soils.
Container Plant? Its weeping nature and fragrant foliage makes it a great choice for a deck, porch, or patio.
What we learned in Southern Euc Trials In McDonough, GA (zone 8A), 3 year old Eucalyptus trees had minimal leaf damage and looked great following winters where temps twice reached 6°. In Westerville, NC trees, trees that had die back at -10; have regrown from their base to form large shrubs and small trees.
Nursery Quart A well-rooted, slightly branching, 8" min. (from top of root ball) A great value for a fast growing Eucalyptus tree.
1 Gallon Pot More established root system and branching. 12" - 16" (from top of root ball) A convenient size for transplanting a Eucalyptus tree.
3 Gallon Pot Dense root system and multiple branching. 20" - 3.5' (from top of root ball) A well established and mature Eucalyptus tree.
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