Eucalyptus mannifera Common / Product Name: Brittle Gum
Genus Species: Eucalyptus mannifera
Common / Product Name: Brittle Gum
Habit: MEDIUM TREES (MT)
Height x Width: 10m x canopy – 6m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -8°C once established, canopy is usually above the frost level having little effect on an established tree .
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from High 30’s°C to Mid 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.