Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus crenulata (Silver Gum)


Eucalyptus crenulata photo
Eucalyptus crenulata, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




SILVER GUM FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus crenulata in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Silver Gum

Other Names
Buxton Gum, Victorian Silver Gum

Description
The Silver Gum is a dense eucalypt with smooth bark and small, silvery leaves. The tree has profuse clusters of creamy white flowers in spring. Flowers are conspicuous but not particlarly showy.

Height
4m - 15m

Spread
3m - 10m

Propagation
seed

Wildlife Interest
attracts nectar eating birds and seed eating birds

Distribution
Victoria

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:crenulata
Common Name:Silver Gum


Relatives in same Genus
  Eucalyptus curtisii
  Eucalyptus forrestiana
  Eucalyptus macrocarpa
  Eucalyptus muelleriana
  Eucalyptus orbifolia
  Eucalyptus perriniana
  Eucalyptus polyanthemos
  Eucalyptus preissiana var lobata
  Eucalyptus tricarpa