Botanical Name: Eucalyptus microtheca 'Blue Ghost'
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Common Name: Blue Ghost Eucalyptus  
Plant photo of: Eucalyptus microtheca 'Blue Ghost'
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Water Saving Tip:

Different areas of your landscape have different water requirements.

Shrubs need much less water than lawns and drip systems should never be scheduled on the same program with lawns.

Establish separate watering schedules for those areas.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Blue Green, Silver

 

Bark Color

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Fruit Color

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Fruit Season

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Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Formal, Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

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Location Uses

Background, Lawn

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

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Information by: Desert Tree Farm
Photographer: Desert Tree Farm
  • Description

  • Notes

'Blue Ghost'? is a superior eucalyptus for handling heat, cold, drought and alkaline soil conditions. Its blue/silver foliage, fast growth to 40' tall and lack of susceptibility to chlorosis makes this variety of Eucalyptus microtheca the best for southwestern landscapes. -Desert Tree Farm
Frost tolerant to 10 F.