Whitehorse City Council

Eucalyptus cephalocarpa – Silver Stringybark

Eucalyptus cephlocarpaMedium to large evergreen tree with attractive silvery blue foliage. Leaves are round when young. Bark is thick, fibrous and greyish brown. Can be used under powerlines. Not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: moderate
Pest and disease: borer
Height: 8-20m x 5-15m
Growth rate: medium
Canopy density: high
Origin: Victoria (indigenous to the City of Whitehorse), NSW
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate