Eucalyptus – Steel Tower™ – Eucalyptus gunnii

Garden Height
24 - 36
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
18 - 24
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant Foliage

Maintenance Notes:

Easy Care.

Uses Notes:

Great in landscapes and containers.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 10b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 65 - 75° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 50 - 55° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Spring to summer finish.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot: 8-10
7-9" Pot: 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot: 10-14

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

1-2 pinches for a full plant.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices.

Grower Tips:

Best use is in combinations. To hold it's own it needs to be a somewhat larger plant in order to compete. Using a larger cell size or bumping up to a larger pot before combining in a combination would be best.

Nice tall texture plant for mixed containers.

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