Tasmanian Snow Gum (Eucalyptus coccifera)


Tasmanian Snow Gum (Eucalyptus coccifera) is an exceptional tree with impressive characteristics. Standing tall and proud, it reaches heights of up to 15 meters and boasts a wide spread between 4 to 8 metres, and is sometimes a mallee at 5 metres tall, adding grandeur to any landscape. This magnificent evergreen tree is a perfect addition to gardens, parks, and streetscapes, where it offers both aesthetic appeal and functional benefits.

The Tasmanian Snow Gum thrives in various soil types, but it particularly favours well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH level. This adaptable nature makes it an excellent choice for multiple climates and environments. Whether you have clay, loamy, or sandy soil, this tree will flourish and bring beauty to your surroundings.

One of the most striking features of the Tasmanian Snow Gum is its unique bark. The smooth, creamy white or brown bark peels away in strips, revealing patches of vibrant pink, orange, or green hues underneath. This captivating display adds visual interest throughout the year, making it a year-round conversation starter.

In addition to its visually stunning appearance, the Tasmanian Snow Gum offers several benefits to the ecosystem. It attracts a variety of wildlife, including birds and butterflies, with its nectar-rich flowers and provides a valuable source of food and shelter. Its dense foliage also offers excellent shade, providing a cool retreat during the hot summer.

Another advantage of this species is its resilience to harsh weather conditions. The Tasmanian Snow Gum is known for its ability to withstand wind, frost, and drought, making it an ideal tree for regions with unpredictable climates. Its robust nature ensures that it will remain a steadfast presence in your garden or landscape for many years to come.

Occasional pruning is recommended to maintain its elegant structure and promote healthy growth. Removing dead or damaged branches will enhance the tree’s appearance, encourage new growth, and ensure its long-term vitality.

Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting, the Tasmanian Snow Gum is a low-maintenance tree requiring minimal care. Regular watering during the establishment phase will help it develop a robust root system, but once established, it can thrive with minimal additional water requirements.

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Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 70 × 14 × 10 cm
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