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Ghost Gum
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus papuana F.Muell.
Synonym: Corymbia papuana
Family: Myrtaceae
Ghost Gum (Eucalyptus papuana)
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Eucalyptus papuana at the Glendale Xeriscape Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 22F (-6C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: New Guinea, Australia

Growth Habits: Medium-sized to large tree, 30 to 60 feet tall (9-18 m), 25 to 50 feet wide (7.5-15 m); striking smooth powdery, white bark; drooping long lanceolate smooth gray-green leaves, up to 5 inches long (12 cm), tinted purplish by frosts

Watering Needs: Low water use when established

Propagation: Seeds

Eucalyptus papuana leaves at the Glendale Xeriscape Garden

Blooming Habits:
Small white flowers.

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