Eucalyptus gunnii Silverana
Fabulous new dwarf variety with intense silver foliage, for the smaller garden and container.
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Height and Appearance
Planting Position and Soil Preference
How to Use
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus gunnii ‘Silverana’ (Ion40PBR)
MYRTACEÆ; Myrtle Family
Common Name: Silver Cider Gum
Status: Evergreen Tree
Origin: French Plant Breeder Luc Harvengt
Why we like this variety:
- Dwarf compact hybrid
- Easy to grow
- Amazing intense silver pewter blue foliage
- Can be kept as a small bushy shrub from 1.2m upwards - prune March and end of May
- Grow as a statement compact standard in your garden
Eucalyptus gunnii ‘Silverana’ is a fabulous new small to medium Eucalyptus tree ideal for the smaller town garden
Lignotuber: Not present as it is vegetatively raised.
However, if pollarded to around 1m, dormant epicormic buds will sprout from the trunk, on young trees. Mature trees that are not regularly worked may not be able to re-sprout.
Meaning of the name: ‘Silverana’ refers to the intense silvery foliage