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Description

Eucalyptus can be grown as houseplants and others do well only in warm climates growing outside.

Some types of Eucalyptus can be grown as houseplants and others do well only in warm climates growing outside. Most eucalyptus must be grown outside in areas where freezing does not occur. Eucalypti are attractive plants with aromatic leaves often used in herbal preparations and for potpourri and scented wreaths.

The trick to growing eucalyptus is to know they prefer cool but above freezing winter periods and moderate warmth in the summer.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 14 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Rainbow Eucalyptus,
Maximum Reachable Height 30-35 ft
Flower Colour white to pale yellow
Bloom Time Early summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Choose a species hardy enough for your climate. Some varieties are hardier than others but eucalyptus will only become a tree in frost-free climates.
  • Choose a species of eucalyptus that will fit into your landscape when mature.
  • There are species from 20 to 60 (6 to 18 m) high at maturity and some make a broad tree while others are slender.
  • Choose smaller trees for transplanting. Root bound plants do not transplant well.
  • Select a full sun, well drained location.
  • Dig a hole 3 to 4 (7.6to10.2 cm) wider than the root ball and the same depth.
  • Remove the pot or any burlap around the root ball.
  • Center the plant in the hole and refill the hole with the soil you took out.
  • Water well to settle the soil.
  • Add more soil if necessary to bring the level to the top of the root ball.
  • Keep eucalyptus well watered the first season after planting.
  • Dont water after the first season unless there is a prolonged drought.
  • Fertilization is generally not required.
  • Eucalyptus Tree care

    Several eucalypt species are among the tallest trees in the world. Eucalyptus regnans, the Australian mountain ash, is the tallest of all flowering plants (angiosperms); today, the tallest measured specimen named Centurion is 99.6 m (327 ft) tall.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Eucalyptus Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Eucalyptus is a tree
    • The dried leaves and oil are used to make medicine
    • Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally

    Culinary Use:

    • Leaves

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where do Eucalyptus plants grow?

    You can grow Eucalyptus outdoor where it will get more than 6 hrs of sunlight.

    How to grow Eucalyptus plant?

    Eucalyptus Plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow a plant.
    1. Pot size up to 7-10 upper diameter inch with drainage hole.
    2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
    4. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does Eucalyptus plant repel bugs?

    Yes,Eucalyptus plant repels bugs Eucalyptus has a powerful smell that interferes with mosquitoes delicate senses and can make it difficult for them to locate their food sources. The oil from these trees also repels other insects such as ticks, midges and sandflies.

    When to plant Eucalyptus trees?

    You can plant Eucalyptus tree in the fall and spring season.

    Why is my Eucalyptus plant dying?

    1. Disease infestation - fungal infection is the main reason to die eucalyptus plant.
    2.Due to overwatering or less watering to plant.
    3.plant does not get proper sunlight.
    4.Lack of Nutrient.

    How to plant Eucalyptus tree?

    To grow Eucalyptus plant consider the following points
    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.
    5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
    1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
    2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
    3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
    4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(spring-fall).

    What does Eucalyptus plant look like?

    They are tall evergreen trees with aromatic blue-green adult leaves that are long and slender and hang downwards from single stalks.

    Can Eucalyptus grow indoors?

    No, you can not grow Eucalyptus indoors because it requires more than 6 hours of sunlight a day

    Do Eucalyptus plants smell?

    Yes, Eucalyptus plants have distinct aroma especially when you rub its leaves.

    Does Eucalyptus plant need water?

    Eucalyptus does not need plenty of water and does not drain .water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

    How to use Eucalyptus plant?

    Use for tea bags made from ground Eucalyptus leaves. Aromatherapy - Add a few drops of Eucalyptus essential oil to a diffuser or steam bowl. Whole leaves - Hang the leaves in your shower or add them to your bath for a relaxing spa-like experience. Bug repellent.

    Does Eucalyptus plants keep mosquitoes away?

    Yes, Eucalyptus plant repelsmosquitos because Eucalyptus has a powerful smell that interferes with mosquitos delicate senses and can make it difficult for them to locate their food sources.

    Can Eucalyptus trees grow in pots?

    Yes, you can grow Eucalyptus trees in a pot until they get so big that they must be planted in the ground. To grow the plant in pot consider the following points
    1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water.
    3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
    4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nursurylive.com.

    How to propagate Eucalyptus plant?

    You can propagate the Eucalyptus plant by using seeds and cuttings. But generally growing through seeds procedure is not followed. To grow eucalyptus plant through cuttings consider the following points
    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.
    5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

    Do Eucalyptus trees lose their leaves?

    Yes, Eucalyptus tree loses its leaves at the end of the dry season

    What color is Eucalyptus plant?

    Eucalyptus Tree is a saturated, neutral, mature green with a holly undertone, flower color is Red White Pink and foliage color is blue-green

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