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Eucalyptus Seeds

(P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Item #03179-PK-P1
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Description

Soft Silver-Blue Color and Unusual Foliage!

The stems are great as everlastings!

A treat indoors or out, this exquisite Eucalyptus (familiarly known as Silver Dollar Plant) is a study in color, fragrance, and texture. The round, very flat silvery-blue leaves are held in pairs along stiff stems of the same color, giving the plant a very neat, layered look. Wonderfully scented, they last a long time. These boughs are fabulous as everlastings for indoor arrangements!

A native of Australia, Silver Dollar Plant is at home in warm climates or indoors, and can be pruned to desired height. Expect it to put on as much as 8 feet of height in a single season! And in the sunny garden, it grows rapidly but is not invasive. It will eventually reach 30 feet or more high, with a tall, slender silhouette that fits well in today's smaller gardens.

To dry, simply cut the stem at the desired height and hang it upside-down in a well-ventilated, dry, somewhat cool location. The 3- to 4-inch leaves, each pierced by the central stem, are magnificent over a long time, and unlike anything else in the garden or home!

Very long-lived, this Eucalyptus asks only for good potting soil refreshed annually and adequate water. The seed germinates in light, so lay it on top of the sponge in your Bio-Dome or atop the soil in a seed flat. You will love watching this tree take shape before your eyes! Pkt is 50 seeds. Zones 8-10.

Details

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Genus Eucalyptus
Species cinerea
Item Form (P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Zone 8 - 10
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 50
Plant Height 8 ft
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Fragrance, Pruning Recommended
Foliage Color Silver/Gray, Blue Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Disease Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Containers, Ornamental, Everlastings, Border, Foliage Interest

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

February 04, 2018

Dozen sprouted already!

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Just planted these a week ago and have about a dozen sprouted already! I'm so excited for them. I'll update this review if they don't make it.

from VA
February 04, 2018

Dozen sprouted already!

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Just planted these a week ago and have about a dozen sprouted already! I'm so excited for them. I'll update this review if they don't make it.

from VA
March 02, 2013

Eucalyptus: silver dollar plant.

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I love this tree. I planted it from a seed not knowing it would make the tree that I saw on a garden show on TV in a California garden. It is wonderful. Even the neighbors enjoy it. Once established it took off and is growing tall. I know now years later that I could cut it back. So I will start over. My tree is about 25 years old. The seed has been hard to find.I am so excited to find it.

Bonita Howell from TX

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