Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp niphophila
Genus Species: Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp niphophila
Common / Product Name: Snow Gum
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 4 – 6m x canopy 3 – 4m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -10°C snow acts as an insulator for the 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.