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Sydney Bluegum (Eucalyptus saligna)

Sydney Bluegum (Eucalyptus Saligna) http://www.sagebud.com/sydney-bluegum-eucalyptus-saligna
Credit: Lilian Margaret Flockton (1861-1953) http://www.anbg.gov.... | http://purl.library.... Forest Flora of New South Wales by J.H. Maiden | License: PD Old
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Eucalyptus Saligna, or more commonly know as Sydney Bluegum, is a tree with gray-green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Eucalyptus. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 160 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is fall winter and spring, blooms during early spring and is intolerant of shade. Eucalyptus Saligna or Sydney Bluegum's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Eucalyptus
  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree
  • Native Status: HI (I)
  • Active Growth Period: Fall Winter and Spring
  • Allelopath: Yes
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: Yes
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Gray-Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Moderate
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Growth Rate: Rapid
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 130
  • Height Mature (feet): 160
  • Leaf Retention: Yes
  • Lifespan: Long
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: Yes
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: None
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: None
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: None
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Medium
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Fire Tolerance: High
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 340
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • Moisture Use: Medium
  • pH (Minimum): 4
  • pH (Maximum): 5.5
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 170
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1200
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 60
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 100
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 24
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 21
  • Bloom Period: Early Spring
  • Commercial Availability: Routinely Available
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 208000
  • Seed Spread Rate: Slow
  • Seedling Vigor: High
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None




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