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Common Name

Silver Dollar Gum Eucalyptus

Scientific Name

Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Plant Type

Evergreen Trees

Special Features

Fast growing, drought tolerant, low maintenance, fragrant leaves

Growth Rate

Fast growing, about 2 feet per year.

Care Information

Eucalyptus polyanthemos is known in Australia as Red Box (in reference to its reddish wood, used for various purposes including fence posts and railroad ties). It does well in the Southern United States and does not tolerate freezing for too long.

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