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Eucalyptus Dry White - river peppermint gum

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This dwarf form of the native east coast river peppermint is a lovely tree for small suburban gardens. The parent plant is far too big for any but the largest acreages, whereas mini-me Dry White will only reach a few metres when full-grown. Long slender khaki-green leaves, blushed pink-purple when young; and white pompoms of spring-summer flowers at the end of each weeping branch.

We love Dry White for the subtle leaf colour, fluffy white flowers, compact garden-friendly size

Eucalyptus elata 'Dry White' - river peppermint

APPEARANCE :Dwarf form of the native east coast gum, with a dark trunk that sheds in ribbons to reveal smooth creamish bark beneath. Creamy white flowers in spring-summer at the ends of weeping stems; long slender grey-green aromatic foliage with pinkish new growth.
USE FOR : Ornamental garden tree, native and wildlife gardens, for flower arranging and floristry.
PLANTING :  Plant in neutral to alkaline soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates light frost and humidity, sheltered coastal sites.
CARE : Stake and protect from strong wind and frost until the plant is established. Apply mulch and continue to water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks and regularly during extended dry periods.
HEIGHT :  5 - 8m H x 3 - 5m W
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants with healthy young roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery

We're not able to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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