Desert gum Overview
This is a tough species of tree, it can be grown in coastal areas or in the desert. The leaves are light grey and slender about 4-6cm long. The flowers are white and will bloom in the summer and spring, they are followed by seed capsules in clusters. The leaves of the eucalyptus are toxic which prevents understory competition. There are few plants that will grow effectively under or near them.
How to propagate Desert gum
You can propagate by seeds in the spring or autumn.
Other uses of Desert gum
Suitable for coastal conditions.