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Eucalyptus cladocalyx 'Vintage Red' (Gum tree, Eucalyptus)

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Winter Flowering Plants for the Garden. No Australian garden need be free of flowers in winter. Read this article to learn about some great winter flowering plants.

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Australian Native Orchids. Native orchids range from the spectacular epiphytic (growing on trees) and lithophytic (growing on rocks) species of the tropical jungles and warmer areas of Australia, to the intricately subtle terrestrial (growing in the ground) species found throughout the dry eucalypts forests throughout the continent.

Grevilleas for Cold Climates. Live in a colder part of Australia. These grevilleas for can handle it.

Plant description

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eucalyptus cladocalyx vintage red

Eucalyptus cladocalyx 'Vintage Red' is a great landscape tree with deep red foliage that matures to purple grey. It is a proven performer for cool to temperate areas. The stems start rich dark red to near black, which peels to reveal smooth grey bark. It grows to around 8 metres tall and 4 metres wide, but can be pruned down to 2-4 metres high if needed. It responds well to pruning, producing denser foliage and a shrub-like habit. The foliage can be used for cut flower bunches. Suits sandy loam to well drained clay soil, and full to part shade. Tolerates frost and drought. Resistant to myrtle rust.

Further reading: Australian Native Trees and Top Gum Trees for Gardens (articles written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 8 metres
Minimum height: 6 metres

Maximum width: 4 metres
Minimum width: 3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: not specified.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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