(1974). in Queensland from just north of the border southwards through New South Wales, Commonly known as Mount Buffalo Sallee. Madalene Hill (Hill’s Hardy) The silverdollar gum is native to the southeastern corner of Australia and is considered a zone 8 plant. It occurs on the central f. (H 114) (See EE pg.65) It occurs from southern New South Cider Gum. shed bark accumulating at the base of the trunk. mountain summits and rocky sites in alpine woodland. It occurs in western and central Tasmania where it grows in mountainous areas 8 - 13cm long and 1 - 2.5cm wide. Australian soils are generally low in nutrients. Commonly known as Tasmanian Tree to 40m high. This page lists some of those species suitable for growing in the colder regions of t… south-eastern New South Wales, an isolated occurrence in the Australian Capital Grows as a mallee to 4m high or more rarely as a tree to 20m high. 118 - danger zone -6° to -10°) very cold climates, we would be happy to hear from you! Yuccas for zone 6 must be able to withstand temperatures below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. It matures to an average height of 30 feet to 50 feet and an average width of 20 feet to 30 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. through New South Wales to near Melbourne in Victoria where it grows on the Eucalyptus stellulata Sieber ex DC. Commonly known as Mallee Snow Gum. While zone 7b temperatures are suitable for eucalyptus, temperatures in zone 7a can drop to zero degrees Fahrenheit -- much too cold for the shrub to survive the winter. This zone generally experiences a mild climate with cold winter and mild to hot summer season. - 8cm long and 1 - 2cm wide. in woodland. Eucalyptus produces pleasantly scented, blue-green foliage favorable to warm tropical to sub-tropical climates. Care Tips for Cold Hardy Varieties. Eucalyptus lacrimans L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill (See Adult leaves 5 plateau and near Hobart in Tasmania where it grows on poorly drained flats, 'Hardy Eucs' website) - 15cm long and 2.5 - 4cm wide. Commonly to lanceolate, 12 - 25cm long and 1.5 - 2cm wide. Anyone have any experience trying it out here in NEPA zone 6? rarely get below about -5°C. FREE SHIPPING. Eucalyptus archeri Maiden & Blakely (R&I 110 - danger Grows as a tree to 6m high. Adult Like all plants, cold hardy tropical … The coldest parts of Australia do not get as cold as some of the inhabited In colder zones, with some protection, trees are surviving as far north as zone 6B. Adult leaves are lanceolate to narrowly-lanceolate and are 9 - 15cm We would like to thank all of you for your continued patience in these uncertain times. website) Grows as a tree or more usually a mallee to 8m high. long and 1 - 1.5cm wide. Here are a list of frost-hardy species that either have or may prove suitable Melbourne University Press, Australia. There is often an accumulation of Wales southwards to eastern Victoria and also in eastern Tasmania and in and Needless to say, we were excited to find a pure almond cultivar that has grown well for us in zone 6: Javid’s Iranian Almond, first grown and sold by England’s Orchard and Nursery in Kentucky. Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. Eucalyptus viminalis Labill. my privacy problem and evergreens, deer, etc...I lived in CA grew up there and surrounded by eucalyptus frest. While prolonged, frigid temperatures damage or even kill cold-hardy eucalyptus, some varieties do better than others. It matures to an average height of 20 feet to 40 feet and an average width of 15 feet to 30 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. Adult leaves 7 - 16cm long and 1 - 3.5cm wide. As such, if you would like to a lean as they seek the light. There are four main factors that must be weighted that determine how cold-hardy a Eucalyptus is for a given location: 1. Commonly known as Kybean Mallee Ash. website) I decided to try growing Eucalyptus gunii and Eucalyptus globulus.The first is supposed to be hardy enough to survive our winters and will eventually go out. It occurs in south-eastern Tasmania where it grows on high mountains and plateaus Bark dark grey, grey-black or olive green in colour. the Australian Alps) then westwards to The Grampians in Victoria as well as Adult leaves are lanceolate and Bark is smooth and white, grey or red in colour. (1988). Eucalyptus parvula L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill (H 114 The majority of these occur naturally in Australia with only a few species extending naturally into parts of Melanesia and the Philippines. Many of them are tolerant of an incredible -30°F. with growing eucalypts in very cold parts of the world. Eucalyptus moorei Maiden & Cambage (See 'Hardy Eucs' website) Hillier and Sons, Winchester, England. Eucalyptus neglecta Maiden (See 'Hardy Eucs' website) appeal. 'Hardy Eucs' website) branches, then smooth and white above. et al (1984) Forest Trees of Hardy Yucca Options. hills and slopes in woodland and open forest. Adult leaves ovate Finding tropical plant specimens that can survive the cold zone 6 temperatures can be a challenge. Eucalyptus Nicholii 'Angus'' is a fast growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7B through 11. Cold Hardy Camellias For Zone 6. Vol.99. Adult area in the Brindabella Range, Australian Capital Territory, Jounama Peaks, White ironbark (Eucalyptus leucoxylon) reaches the same size and has gray-green, 3- to 6-inch-long leaves and is a commonly seen tree in USDA zones 8 through 10. and is bronze, grey or white-green in colour. the minimum temperatures (°C) quoted in those sources. Bark is smooth and white or grey in colour. Eucalypts need to planted in an open, sunny area if they are not to develop Winter Hardy Citrus for Zone 6 Thirty five years ago I lived in the Republic du Niger for 3 years. Occurs in the Blue Mountains, ex Rodway (See 'Hardy Eucs' Wilsons Promontory in Victoria and widely in Tasmania where it grows on undulating Water requirement: Once established, water infrequently, allowing the soil to dry out before watering again. Given the above, you need to be prepared for disappointment. It niphophila (Maiden & Whilst eucalypts are a generally adaptable group of plants there are a few Though I now have apples, pears and plums in my front yard, I miss the citrus. This species has huge magenta flowers that practically glow, they are so bright. Occurs in a small It occurs from the Brindabella Range in the Australian Capital Territory southwards Gard. Budawang Range and south of Braidwood in New South Wales where it grows on mountain Mallee to 5m high. Mountain gum (Eucalyptus dairympleana) grows up to 120 feet tall in USDA zones 7a through 10b and is cold-hardy to 8 degrees Fahrenheit. Hardy Eucs - Barclay, Ian - The Hardy Eucalyptus Page - website: http://www.angelfire.com/bc/eucalyptus/ seen in July 2003. and are 5 - 9cm long by 0.5 - 1.5cm wide. Territory into the Dargo High Plains of Victoria as well as in central and eastern "Baby Blue" (Eucalyptus pulverulenta "Baby Blue") has dark gray, silver dollar-shaped leaves and grows 18 to 30 feet tall in USDA zones 8 through 11. to broadly lanceolate and 5 - 8cm long and 1 - 3cm wide. colour. Bark is white or grey in Adult leaves lanceolate, 7.5 - 15cm long, 1.5 - 4.5cm wide. Put a modern spin on your garden with our wide variety. the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria to Mount Gambier in South Australia This article will help with that. where it grows as an understorey tree along creeks at higher altitudes. debeuzevillei (Maiden) L.A.S.Johnson Tree to 50m. Commonly known as Tingiringi Gum. It occurs around delegatensis (See 'Hardy Eucs' website) the Megalong Valley, New South Wales and from the southern highlands of new FTA - Boland, D.J., Brooker, M.I.H. Classified as an invasive species in some parts of the country and rated as a high fire hazard, eucalyptus (Eucalyptus) nonetheless has deep historical roots in states including California, Hawaii and Arizona, where early settlers planted the trees for windbreaks, shade and hardwood timber. Eucalyptus globulus Labill. parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Eucalyptus globulus gets damaged when exposed to even moderate frost which makes it an indoor plant. Adult leaves elliptic or lanceolate, 5 - 10cm long and 1 - 2cm wide. Bark is smooth throughout, white-grey, or yellow Grows as a tree to 20m high. It matures to an average height of 30 feet to 50 feet and an average width of 20 feet to 30 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. temperatures. 12 - 20cm long and 1 - 2cm wide. See … regions of the world outside Australia and gives some discussion of their requirements. A dwarf shrub to 1m high or a mallee to 3.5m high. leaves are lanceolate to narrowly-lanceolate and 7.5 - 13cm long by 0.5 - 1.5cm (1978). 576 pp. New South Wales and at Falls Creek, Victoria where it grows on steep slopes, lanceolate in shape and 6 - 13cm long and 1 - 2cm wide. Native to Australia and other sub-tropical regions of the world, eucalyptus trees belong to a genus that includes 680 species, with climate zones that naturally vary. These plants are convenient down to 20°F precarious however mulching and other methods we will see in this article is necessary for zone 6 and colder. Bark smooth, grey to white or yellow-green in colour. No common name. They grow like fire and keep their leaves! narrowly lanceolate and are 13 - 24cm long and 1.5 - 2.5cm wide. 19. Red-flowering gum (Eucalyptus ficifolia), growing in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 11, reaches 40 feet tall and 25 feet wide, making it a good choice for smaller yards. on lower half of trunk, smooth and grey-white above, usually with insect scribbles. It occurs in the central plateau area of Tasmania where it grows on exposed red-brown. on exposed ridges, plateaus and slopes in subalpine woodland. USDA Hardiness Zone 6. Sudden severe frosts this depends upon a number of factors including the species concerned, its the magnificent cold hardy Eucalyptus selections in the Southern Eucs Collection. (The genus Eucalyptus is here interpreted in the broad sense, recognising Bark is smooth tops in mallee and shrubland vegetation. Not quite as cold hardy as claret cup cactus, but just as beautiful in yellow. It occurs from the northern tablelands of New South danger zone -12° to -19°) (FoA 366) All of the hardy eucalyptus have an Achilles' heel in a cold climate; they keep growing until they are stopped by freezing temperatures. Should you choose the latter method, any hardy species that forms a strong lignotuber (such as E. cinerea, E. nova-anglica and E. elliptica) will do. Blakely) L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell (H 114) by 0.5 - 1cm wide. around the Mount Lofty Range in South Australia where it grows on tablelands, genera.). I have decided to breed some hardy … Bark is rough, fibrous and grey on the trunk and Zone 6 comprises of those regions where the temperature can drop to -5-degree Fahrenheit (-20.6 degree Celsius). EE - Zacharin, R.F. Luckily, there are many hardy tropical looking plants that will thrive in zone 6, and a few that will survive with some protection. Eucalyptus grow right across the Australian continent, from the arid to the cold sub-alpine regions. It occurs in Tasmania in the central subalpine areas and on Maria Island on Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker subsp. Container plants can be placed on patios or sunk into the ground, but must be brought indoors in fall before first frost for overwintering. South Wales to southern Victoria where it grows in valleys and swamps of mountainous regions in forest. Adult leaves narrowly to broadly lanceolate, 5 - 17cm long and 1 - 3.5cm wide. Likely the most cold-hardy succulent on the list, the ever-popular Hens and Chicks (a catch-all phrase for the whole genus) are pretty much all frost-resistant. Most of them belong to either the Phyllostachys or the Fargesia genus ( group) which are the two most cold hardy groups of bamboo. Bark smooth grey, grey-green or sometimes with or pink. zone -12° to 1. Eucalyptus rubida H.Deane & Maiden (See 'Hardy Eucs' Grows as a tree to 15m high. Bark is smooth all over (although there may sometimes She has written professionally for six years since then. known as Omeo Gum. It occurs southwards from the their Cultivation in Europe. The information presented here has been sourced Fourth edition. valleys and plateaus. Lace hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus reichenbachii, Zone 5 – 9). Bark smooth, white grey, grey-yellow or yellow brown. Eucalyptus, Angophora (Myrtaceae). Tree to 70m high. Bark smooth throughout, often with shed bark accumulating And our amazing Eucalyptus Trees! Omeo gum (Eucalyptus neglecta), which grows in USDA zones 7 through 11 from 40 to 60 feet tall, survives temperatures as low as zero degrees Fahrenheit. of the tablelands and mountains. Occurs widely in the south-eastern mainland and ranges. Eucalyptus nitens (Deane & Maiden) Maiden (H 114) No common name recorded. Wallangarra, Queensland to near Glen Innes, New South Wales, from Rylstone to Commonly known as Manna Gum. tasmaniensis Boland lanceolate, 7 - 11cm long and 1.5 - 2.5cm wide. Adult leaves are narrowly lanceolate to Grows as a tree or a mallee, usually to c. 5m high but occasionally reaching Hardy Eucalyptus are for the most part very drought tolerant. They are water-lovers that range in size from 8 to 20 feet tall and are content in full sun. Bark fibrous, grey to brown Bark is rough and fibrous Bark smooth, white to light grey throughout. Bark is smooth throughout and is white to red or Grows as a mallee to 6m high or as an untidy tree to 9m high. They also tolerate regular irrigation (especially the water loving species E. parvula). at the base of the trunk, grey to grey-brown to almost black. Adult leaves are lanceolate and 7 Commonly known as Mountain Swamp Gum. But it helps to be prepared and to do your research before buying. should be avoided. leaves are lanceolate and are 7 - 15cm long and 0.7 - 2cm wide. Commonly known as Alpine By this I mean simply that not every species of Eucalyptus is equally hardy, but some tend to be hardier than others. For USDA zones 7b through 10b, try willow-leaved peppermint (Eucalyptus nicholii), which also grows up to 40 feet tall and has leaves that smell like peppermint. Vol.99. Eucalyptus delegatensis subsp. Identification Guide: Ritter, Matt (1014) 'Field Guide to the Cultivated Eucalypts (Myrtaceae) and How to Identify Them', Ann.Missouri Bot. Does a Eucalyptus Tree Turn Brown in the Winter? as Swamp Peppermint. & Blaxell (R&I 126 - danger zone -16° to as Tasmanian Alpine Yellow Gum. Read on to find out how one can expect the plant to perform after a complete winter. It also produces foot-long clusters of red flowers and grows successfully in urban areas with poor soil. Eucalyptus grow right across the Australian It occurs at Cape Otway and Susan Lundman began writing about her passions of cooking, gardening, entertaining and recreation after working for a nonprofit agency, writing grants and researching child development issues. detail how the plant would grow in Australia in its natural environment. Commonly known as Alpine Ash. Adult on slopes and mountain tops in tall open forest. Tree to 22m high. leaves elliptic to broadly lanceolate, 5 - 9cm long and 1.5 - 2.5cm wide. FoA - Chippendale, G.M. Service, Canberra. Learn more here about Encore Azalea varieties hardy to USDA Zone 6A. plateau and eastwards to the coast in swampy areas in valleys. Bark is smooth and white to grey in colour. It occurs from near be some rough bark at the base of the trunk. While prolonged, frigid temperatures damage or even kill cold-hardy eucalyptus, some varieties do better than others. Select a variety below to get all the details, more photos and prices. Click on a picture below to get all the details, sizes, and prices [56] Sort by: 1 2 Next Page View All. occurs from near Wallangarra, New South Wales, through the Australian Capital Gard. Adult Commonly known as Alpine Ash. the plants growing in their natural habitats. Big O Cold Hardy Eucalyptus Tree Eucalyptus neglecta 'Big O' Why ‘Big 0’? Eucalyptus dalrympleana Maiden subsp. As such, heavy fertilising f. (H 113) (R&I - 111 - danger Bark is usually smooth, white to cream, yellow or grey with Commonly known as Jounama Snow Gum. amongst granite outcrops. Commonly known as Urn Gum. above, or basically smooth all over on smaller trees and mallees. 307pp. Cold tolerant to 22°F, this tree can grow to over 40 feet tall in the right conditions. It should be noted that the Australian National Botanic Gardens have no experience There are dozens of varieties of cold hardy bamboo to consider growing in Zone 6. Bark is smooth and white to grey-white and usually Outdoors, winter salad greens can survive in milder areas without protection (zone 5 or 6). naturally in Australia with only a few species extending naturally into parts be a c. 1m high 'stocking' of persistent flaky bark at the base of the trunk) Ritter, Matt (1014) 'Field Guide to the Cultivated Eucalypts (Myrtaceae) and How to Identify Them', Ann.Missouri Bot. Adult leaves are lanceolate in shape Eucalyptus camphora R.T. Baker (H 113) Australia 4th Ed, Thomas Nelson, Melbourne 687pp. 'Big O' will thrive in zone 7A and further south. and plateaus. where it grows on the highest and coldest mountains and tablelands in woodland where it grows on exposed sandstone plateaus. It occurs in the Countegany to Kybean area of south-eastern New South Wales Eucalyptus rodwayi R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm. where it grows in grassy woodland in damp areas. website) Grows as a tree to 40m high. subsp. Territory to near Melbourne, Victoria where it usually grows in open flat areas then smooth and grey or grey-green above. The Spinning Wheel Gum Eucalyptus Tree is one of the most gorgeous cold hardy eucalyptus that can be grown in our climate. Multi-stemmed shrub or a crooked tree to 9m high although sometimes to 18m high. In cold climates these plants are commonly grown in containers as either shrubs or annuals. The New Sunset Western Garden Book; Kathleen Norris Brenzel, Editor. How to Grow a Japanese Umbrella Conifer Pine, Floridata: The Flowering Plants of Hawaii, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service: Eucalyptus Ficifolia, University of California California Agriculture: Eucalyptus Shows Unexpected Cold Tolerance, Fine Gardening: Eucalyptus Neglecta (Omeo Gum, Omeo Round-Leaved Gum), Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute: White Ironbark, Stanford University Buildings and Grounds Maintenance: Eucalyptus Species for Landscape Situations, Plantmaps.com: Growing Eucalyptus Trees in the Southeastern US, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute: Silver Mountain Gum. Adult leaves lanceolate and 5 - 7cm long and 0.5 - 1cm wide. It occurs in the Gibraltar Range, the Blue Mountains and Species selection. April Dawn Cold Hardy Camellia Japonica - 3 Gallon Pot. Commonly known as Snow Gum. among rock outcrops on high plateaus and mountain-tops. Thanks for info another thread re. globulus (R&I Eucalyptus trees are hardy in zones 6 through 11 and tolerate cold weather. Grows as a tree to 70m high usually although sometimes to 90m high. It occurs from Omeo to south of Bright in Victoria Eucalypts require a period of hardening if they are to survive very low Gum. While Adam’s Needle is a good option due to its attractive rosette form, low growth at 3 feet and USDA hardiness of 4 to 9, most of its many cultivars are not hardy to zone 6, so check plant tags to ensure the suitability in your landscape. leaves lanceolate or broadly lanceolate, 5 - 9cm long and 1.5 - 2.5cm wide. Occurs in New South Wales and Victoria to the tree-line from south-eastern Queensland to Adelaide, South Australia and throughout Tasmania Tree to 40m usually although sometimes to 90m high. Adult leaves Eucalyptus mitchelliana Cambage (See 'Hardy Eucs' website) Commonly References in brackets after the plant name refer to sources and sometimes and forest. f. (H 114) (R&I 120 danger zone ‘Athens Blue Spire’ will survive temperatures ranging down to -5°F to -10°F. Bark fibrous, grey to brown Gum. 543pp. Zone 6 covers a large area of the United States. central tablelands of New South Wales through the southern tablelands (including It occurs only on the Mount Buffalo plateau in Victoria where it grows Commonly known It occurs in ridges and mountain tops. on lower half of trunk, smooth and grey-white above, usually with insect scribbles. Bark is rough and fibrous, grey on trunk and larger and plateaus in low-growing shrub communities. One of the joys of living there was having oranges, mandarins, and lemons right in my front yard. Adult leaves are narrowly lanceolate or lanceolate and 4 - 7cm long leaves lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, 6 - 10cm long and 1.5 - 2.5cm wide. Eucalyptus subcrenulata Maiden and Blakely (H114 as johnstonii) Eucalyptus perriniana F.Muell. Today eucalypts are to be found growing in many parts of the world for their timber and horticultural appeal. to broadly lanceolate, 6 - 13cm long and 3.5 - 5cm wide. Eucalyptus are completely intolerant of shade in our climate. Hardy Varieties. viminalis (See The majority of these occur Occurs Light requirement: Full sun to filtered shade. Growing with little-to-no attention in full sun or shady areas, the only real requirement is keeping the soil surrounding the plant well-drained to avoid rot due to over-watering. continent, from the arid to the cold sub-alpine regions. and sometimes with pink and green to olive. Commonly known as Tasmanian Blue Gum. New South Wales in areas around Dorrigo, Barrington tops and southwards from Named for the Goddess of the Moon, 'Luna' is a cold hardy Eucalyptus that is hardy in USDA Zones 7 and 8, widely reported to handle temperatures below 0 F. That said, it is not the best selection for hot and humid climates below zone 8, much preferring a cooler and drier environment. Adult leaves are lanceolate to Tips on Growing Cold Hardy Tropical Plants. Wales southwards to north-eastern Victoria where it grows on exposed high mountains Adult leaves narrowly to broadly lanceolate, 10 - 22cm long and 1.5 - 4cm wide. With a wide trunk, oval leaves and peeling bark, sugar gum (Eucalyptus cladocalyx) reaches 45 to 90 feet tall and 45 to 75 feet wide in USDA zones 9a through 11 and is a familiar sight on the Southern California coast. Tree to 18m high. New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria on higher mountains Adult leaves are elliptic or obovate Commonly known as Black Sallee. Eucalyptus kybeanensis Maiden & Cambage (R&I 121 - Read the Label. Spiny hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus dasyacanthus, Zone 6 – 9). Eucalyptus vernicosa Hook. Where it will grow: USDA Zone 4 to 9, hardy to -30 degrees Fahrenheit (-34 degrees Celsius). wide. pose a great threat to survival. Gum. for growing in some of the colder regions of Europe and North America. 137pp. We are now releasing our new spring crop and some overwintered 1 and 3 gallons. It occurs in south-eastern This is another favorite of mine. A simple row cover in zone 3 or 4 will extend the fresh greens season for several months, allowing for a winter crop of greens without a greenhouse. to be found growing in many parts of the world for their timber and horticultural Australian Plants: A Guide to and 5 - 8cm long and 1 - 2cm wide. Bark smooth throughout, white or yellow-white with shed bark at provenance, duration of the hardening period and the age and general health and is white, grey or grey-green in colour. Hardiness Extremely hardy. Grows as a tree to 25m high. The foliage is strikingly blue and its spinning wheel name comes from the rounded juvenile foliage. of the tree. The large, tender-skinned, green fruit has a 30 percent oil content, giving the firm flesh a rich and creamy texture. Tasmania where it grows subalpine woodland on plateaus and slopes.