Garden Centre Screening Trees.
This is a list of our most popular Eucalyptus trees for screening being offered for sale by Garden Centres.
If you have just purchased one of our trees and scanned the QR code on the label, Thankyou. Here are some essential notes we strongly recommend you read before planting your new Eucalyptus trees, links to the details on the individual varieties can also be found below;
How to grow Eucalyptus in a pot and keep it alive
Eucalyptus grow very well in containers, provided you stick to their rules! A version of this article was originally featured in the 2020 edition of
Evergreen Screening Trees for Smaller Gardens
‘Our neighbours have installed a loft extension. The dormer windows overlook our garden! Overnight, we’ve lost our privacy. What evergreen screening can you supply?’ ‘Developers
What Is This Black Spiky Air-Pot?
They are the essential Eucalyptus growing environment (other than the ground!). You should never buy a Eucalyptus that has not been grown in an Air-pot.
What Do I Do When My Tree Is Home?
Handle your tree by the pot only. Do not lift it using the stem or branches – this is guaranteed to harm the tree and
Caring For Your Eucalyptus After Planting
Once correctly planted, Eucalyptus are relatively easy to look after. A word of warning, they do shed bark and even though they are evergreen, leaves
How To Plant Eucalyptus
We know you are aware that Eucalyptus are non-native, but this also means they have a slightly different biology to other trees, along with certain
Eucalyptus archeri – Alpine Cider Gum
Beautiful medium-sized evergreen tree with rounded juvenile silvery blue-green leaves; long weeping glaucous adult foliage.
Why we like this variety:
- Easy to grow, can be pruned to keep it under control
- Train to form a bushy shrub, lollipop or small screening tree
- Can be
Eucalyptus crenulata – Victorian Silver Gum
Silvery sage-green, aromatic foliage on a moderately sized tree, super flowers for bees, hedge-screen and cut foliage.
Rarely found in the wild, this is a good all round variety – it is much under-rated in cultivation and should be grown more often as it has
Eucalyptus parvula – Small Leaved Kybean Gum
One of the absolute best Eucalyptus as a screening tree for privacy. Perfect for the UK with many attributes. Easy to grow.
Why we like this species:
- Well behaved moderate sized evergreen tree or shrub
- Great in raised planters and patio pots
- Beautiful bark
Eucalyptus stellulata ‘Kiandra’ – Black Sally
Beautiful flowers, foliage and bark make this a superb specimen evergreen tree. It develops a dense crown in maturity and so is a good choice of tree to provide shade.
Why we like this variety:
- Elegant weeping habit of young foliage
- Beautiful flowers
Eucalyptus subcrenulata – Tasmanian Alpine Yellow Gum
This species has a valuable, rare combination of desirable attributes
- Evergreen tree that will grow in a wet clay soil and enjoy it!
- Looks at home in the British rural aesthetic. It doesn’t look foreign
- Train as a small standard for screening
- Superb in