Eucalyptus gunnii ‘Azura’ is a new French variety, It’s growth is approx 50% of it’s species, and it is a more compact tree. It branches more extensively and benefits by being hardier. It also retains it juvenile foliage and it’s glaucous, round leaves are the most beautiful, intense silver/blue in colour.
It can be grown in a container, but is more suitable to being planted in the open ground. This new variety is very suitable for a medium to smaller garden.
- Eventual Size:Height: 9m after 20 years, spread: 4m after 20 years, can be pruned.
- Position:Full sun to part-shade tolerant of exposed sites.
- Foliage:Evergreen, intense silvery blue aromatic foliage
- Flowers:White flowers are followed by gum nuts.
- Habit:Bushy compact habit.
- Soil:All soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering.
- Botanical Name:Eucalyptus gunnii 'Azura' (Cagire) PBR
- Common Name:Cider Gum