Eucalyptus pauciflora growing on a rocky outcrop

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Eucalyptus pauciflora growing on a rocky outcrop

By Liz Baessler A beautiful, showy tree native to Australia, the Snow Gum eucalyptus is a tough, easy to grow tree that produces lovely white flowers and grows in a wide variety of conditions. Keep reading to learn about Snow Gum eucalyptus care and how to grow a Snow Gum eucalyptus tree in the garden. Eucalyptus Pauciflora Information What is Eucalyptus pauciflora? The name pauciflora, which means “few flowers,” is actually a misnomer that can be traced back to some questionable botany in the 19th century. Pauciflora Snow Gum trees actually produce an abundance of attractive white flowers in the spring and early summer (October to January in their native Australia). The trees are evergreen and hardy down to USDA zone 7. The leaves are long, glossy, and dark green. They contain oil glands that make them glisten in the sunlight in a very distinctive way. The bark is smooth

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