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Tasmanian Blue Gum
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family: Myrtaceae
Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus  globulus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 5,6,8-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix, hardy to 20F (-7C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia (Tasmania, Victoria)

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree up to 230 feet (70 m) or more; trunk up to 6 feet in diameter or more (2 m); rough, deeply furrowed, grey bark at the trunk base, deciduous and smooth higher in the tree, rough at the base on mature trees; glossy dark green leaves, often sickle-shaped, 6 to 14 inches long (15-35 cm); juvenile leaves are broader, 2.4 to 6 inches long (615 cm), covered with a bluish wax

Watering Needs: Occasional deep watering

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Woody fruit, 0.6 to 1 inch in diameter (1.5-2.5 cm) that can constitute noticeable litter.

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