Cider Gum Eucalyptus gunnii

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Botanical Name:

Eucalyptus gunnii







Common Name:

Cider Gum

Seeds Per Pound:
0.0032 lb
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Germination Test Type:
90-100 feet
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  • Eucalyptus gunnii

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet (~ 84 seeds)
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* This tree is widely grown because it is the most cold hardy of all the Eucalyptus species. It will tolerate as low as minus 20 degrees Celcius for brief periods. more...
* It is now commonly planted as an ornamental tree across the British Isles and some parts of western Europe.

Eucalyptus leaves are a traditional Aboriginal herbal remedy. The essential oil found in the leaves is a powerful antiseptic and is used all over the world for relieving coughs and colds, sore throats and other infections. The essential oil is a common ingredient in many over-the-counter cold remedies.
* Fast-growing, it will produce a tree up to 37 m (121 ft) tall when mature, with growth rates of up to 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) (rarely 2 m (6 ft 7 in)) per year. more...
* The sap has a sweet taste. It is obtained by making wounds in the bark during spring. A tapped trunk yields up to 1 litre a day. more...
Eucalyptus gunnii ( Cider Gum or Gunnii ) is a species of Eucalyptus endemic to Tasmania , occurring on the plains and slopes of the central plateaux [ 1 ] to around 1100 metres, with isolated occurrences south of Hobart . [ 2 ]
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Physical Characteristics  Eucalyptus gunnii is an evergreen Tree growing to 30 m (98ft) by 6 m (19ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone 8. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Jul to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees.It is noted for attracting wildlife. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires dry moist or wet soil and can tolerate drought.The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.
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