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Eucalyptus chapmaniana

Type Tree, Evergreen
Form Compact Rounded Tree, Architectural Form
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Silver Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Eucalyptus chapmaniana - Cultivation Notes

The fast growing Eucalypts will rapidly grow to large evergreen trees, flourishing on dry sandy soils, flourishing in full sun and arid conditions. It will struggle with shade or very cold exposed environments. Suitable only for large gardens or coppicing

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Eucalyptus chapmaniana:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Eucalyptus chapmaniana

  • Invasive/spreading root growth
  • Invasive top growth
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Eucalyptus chapmaniana:

  • Fast growing evergreen plant ideal for screening
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Plant for extreme coastal screening
  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems

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