Common name Silver Leafed Mountain Gum
Code PB3
Grade 60-70cm
Approx size in 10 years 10 x 4

Eucalyptus pulverulenta


  • Grade: 60-70cm
  • Common name:: Silver Leafed Mountain Gum
  • Code:: PB3
  • Approx size in 10 years: 10 x 4

Silver Leaved Mountain Gum distinct from the dwarf version known as Baby Blue

Eucalyptus pulverulenta is known as the Silver-leaved Mountain Gum and develops into a tall shrub or small tree. In cultivation the species is usually seen as a tall, spreading shrub.

The Silver-leaved Mountain Gum is an unusual Eucalypt (especially for eastern Australia) because it retains juvenile foliage into maturity. Plants rarely produce adult leaves.

Leaves, young stems and inflorescences have a powdery white bloom. This is the meaning of the species name.

The juvenile leaves are silvery-grey, round and opposite (see image). Cream flowers are carried in clusters of three in the upper leaf axils. Flowering occurs between May and November. Large fruits are cup-shaped and often retain the powdery bloom.

Responds well to hard pruning
Frost resistant to minus 12

Quantity Discount (%) Price
1 - 9 $8.50
10 - 49 6.47 % $7.95
50+ 11.76 % $7.50
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