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Snow Gum

Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila 'Mt Bogong'

Also known as

Alpine Snow Gum

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Snow Gum Overview

This small, evergreen tree has grey-green leaves which become longer and narrower with age. It has a flaking, cream, grey and green patched bark and bears small, white flowers in summer.

Common problems with Snow Gum

Can suffer from oedema if overwatered.

How to harvest Snow Gum

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Snow Gum

Seed

Special features of Snow Gum

Attractive leaves

and bark.

Other uses of Snow Gum

This low maintenance tree is frequently planted as screens or architectural specimen trees.