Eucalyptus polyanthemos | Silver Dollar Gum

The common name of Silver Dollar Gum is due to the shape of its juvenile (young) leaves. Leaves eventually elongate to look more like the typical Eucalyptus foliage but only after a number of years. Makes a nice screen or windbreak. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. Canopy coverage: 491 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 35 feet high

Width: 25 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: cream

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds