Scientific Name: EUCALYPTUS pauciflora
Common Name: Snow Gum
Alternative Common Name: White Sallee, Ghost Gum, Cabbage Gum, Weeping Gum
Height: Up to 15m (50′)
Width: Up to 6m (20′)
Description: Medium-sized slow-growing spreading tree with beautiful, twisted branches and usually has a somewhat crooked or twisted trunk and many branches with a distinctive mix of beautiful smooth green, grey and cream bark, giving it an interesting and attractive appearance.
Flowers: Bird attracting white flowers appear profusely from October to January.
Soil: Is able to grow in diverse areas from shallow rocky soils in very exposed dry areas to wet snowy areas on high ridge tops.
Habitat: Found primarily in the Snowy Mountains, along the tablelands in southern New South Wales through Victoria to Tasmania. It can be found in Canberra along the original grassy plains.
Landscape: In open gardens. Needs space. Can be used for windbreaks and shade.
Cultivation: One of the few eucalypts you can transplant as large specimens easily because of its fibrous root system.
Seed Starter Required: Helpful.