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Sugar Gum
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus cladocalyx F. Muell.
Synonym: Eucalyptus corynocalyx
Family: Myrtaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 5,6,8-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, slow growing 40 to 60 feet tall (12-18 m) or more, branches in attractive horizontal layers; pealing tan bark, cream white underbark, sickle-shaped, glossy reddish-green leaves, 3 to 5 inches long (7.5-12.5 cm); allows much sun to reach the ground below the tree

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, drought tolerant

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Creamy white flowers in clusters, in summer.

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