The Silver Dollar Eucalyptus, also known as Gum Tree, is a hardy, fast-growing evergreen tree with dusty blue-green leaves that will bring year-round color as well as an aromatic fragrance to your yard. Cut some of the branches off and you can bring the fresh scent into the house as a natural way to aromatize your home. The Silver Dollar gets its name from the shape and color of its leaves which are round and silvery. These leaves make the eucalyptus a great shade tree to keep you cool during the summer months. The Silver Dollar is drought tolerant and is hardy in Zones 7-11. It reaches a height of about 40 feet and a spread of 10-12 feet. When planting, avoid wet areas.
USDA ZONES:Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Most Plant Me Green trees can be shipped and planted any time of year, unless the variety is specified as only seasonal delivery. Packages are typically shipped within 7-10 business days from the time of your order. You will receive a tracking email upon shipment of your Plant Me Green purchase. Delivery time cannot be guaranteed, if a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date, or at a more convenient time for you, please notate that upon placement of your order. On some occasions, severe weather and other unusual issues can delay shipping and delivery of your Plant Me Green package.
Summer Shipping Schedule has begun and is based on your location. Please find your State to determine the tentative day your order will ship. Plant Me Green may determine the weather, heat, and/or temperatures are too volatile and may hold your order until such a time as it is safe for your plant to travel.
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First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need. Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system. Once the tree is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material. Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets. When finished, water thoroughly. To insure your plants a successful growth rate and productive life, plant your seedlings per the instructions included in your PlantMeGreen package.
After planting, mulch your Silver Dollar Eucalyptus creating a 3-4 inch layer that does not touch the tree's bark. Water at least once a week for the first two years, supplying 5-20 gallons of water per week. Prune in early spring.