How fast does Eucalyptus gunnii Azura grow?
Rate of Growth: Slowish for a Eucalyptus. In the nursery, they have grown about 30cm (1ft) over 4 months, so will possibly grow 60-90cm (2-3ft) in an average year.
Where does Eucalyptus Azura grow?
Growing to 5 metres in height and being particularly hardy, Eucalyptus gunnii Azura is well suited to gardens throughout the UK. It grows best in full sun, where it will develop an attractive bushy appearance. It can tolerate all soils but is happiest in moist, well-drained conditions.
How do I grow Eucalyptus Azura?
Plants are best grown in full sun with shelter from strong winds when they are young. Pot-grown plants can be planted at any time of the year as long as the soil is not waterlogged or frozen. If in doubt, err towards spring but remember to keep pots well-watered so that the soil does not dry out.
Why are my eucalyptus leaves crunchy?
Your eucalyptus may be having some trouble adapting to its new home or its new pot. When it was transplanted, it lost some of its root material and that can temporarily slow the uptake of water and leave the plant looking parched. Your plant needs full and direct sunlight.
What to do with Eucalyptus gunnii Azura tree?
Responds well to coppicing, pollarding and cutting with secateurs and shears. Good Specimen Tree for the wider landscape and also for the smaller garden where you require a smaller bushier evergreen tree of a very hardy nature. E. ‘Azura’ could be planted as an avenue, where straight E. gunnii would simply grow too large.
What kind of leaves does a Eucalyptus gunnii have?
Details E. gunnii is a large evergreen tree with peeling cream and brown bark. Juvenile foliage bright glaucous-blue, rounded; adult leaves elliptic or sickle-shaped, grey-green. Flowers white, in small clusters
Is the Eucalyptus Azura tree a timber tree?
Although the Eucalyptus Azura tree did not meet the French Forestry Commission’s requirements of being a timber eucalyptus, it was recognized as a valuable garden asset. It quickly garnered praise for its ornamental qualities.
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