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Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum) - 9L Pot

Code: TR0145
Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum) - 9L Pot
Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum) - 9L Pot

A stunning typical eucalyptus, this tree is tall and slender, with almost blue young foliage, turning to grey-green in adulthood. Commonly known as the Tasmanian Cider Tree, this gum is evergreen, and will reach almost a 12m height, in a conical shape. Whilst this tree may look slender and vulnerable, it is a very hardy plant, and will easily survive most winters.

Characteristics

  • Flower Colour: white
  • Foliage Colour: grey-green, silver
  • Approx. Growth Height: 12m
  • Comes in a: 9L polypot (not a rigid pot)
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 75-90cm
  • Tree is approx 3 years old with a 1 year old rootstock
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Tolerance: frost tolerant, fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Growing Habit: bushy
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Rate of Growth: fast
  • Scented: barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Soil Requirements: neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.

Planting

  • Planting Distance: 8m

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

This is an example of our polypot - note the fruit/ornamental trees we stock will vary in appearance according to species and season.
 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 3.6/5 (5 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"The marks I have given should be enough of a review."

Reviewed Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Rating: 1/5

"Really very unhappy with the size of the tree received. One shown suggest one 4 times the size received. 2 branches broken when we opened pack. When planting the soil around root ball fell away, far more than i would expect. I shall never use them again and what I purchased cost Twi e as much as it should have. I stare this having done my research. Rubbish!"

Reviewed Thursday, 19 May 2016

Rating: 5/5

"Looks very healthy and just waiting for it to grow now"

Reviewed Sunday, 5 April 2015

Rating: 2/5

"When tree was opened the top was snapped"

Reviewed Saturday, 12 July 2014

Primrose says: "Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear your plant arrived damaged in transit. If this happens, you can contact customer services to discuss."
Rating: 5/5

"Very good size for the low price"

Reviewed Saturday, 17 May 2014

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