Eucalypts are powerful plants, but not all are the same. Only a few species are so, and the eucalyptus gunnii is the most popular. This plant like most other types, grows with juvenile, round foliage and is usually favored by florists.
Eucalyptus gunnii grows in moist soil but you should pay attention to good drainage. This plant also needs care, especially the pruning that needs to be done every year. By pruning small we can keep the plant juvenile and small.
- Sun exposure: Likes a place full of sunshine or sun dappled
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Soil type: Good drainage, gritty
Description of Eucalyptus Gunnii
Eucalyptus is a plant with silvery blue leaves and this color changes as it ages. Pruning is essential for this tree to grow like a charming shrub. Or if you want it to grow like in nature, you can leave it without pruning.
The stems at certain phases will experience peeling, this shows a very attractive shape and shows its own beauty. Easy maintenance and eucalyptus gunnii including plants that are easy to grow. The height is about 25 m or 80 ft, if this is not done pruning.
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The distribution of Eucalyptus gunnii is seasonal and varies in altitude. If planted in a pot, of course, use a pot of different sizes.
How to Grow Eucalyptus Gunnii Plant
Eucalyptus gunnii plants should be grown in fertile soil, not dry and not alkaline, it prefers alkaline soil. Plant in full sun but protected from strong winds.
Give food and and water regularly until the eucalyptus plant grows. Once grown, the eucalyptus gunnii tree is very resistant to wind, and also resistant to drought.
In addition, it is also a plant that does not need much attention when it grows up. Unless you plant it in a pot as decoration at home. You must prune them regularly and limit their growth. Cut all the stems up to 3 shoots above the soil surface.
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