Eucalyptus Niphophila

Stock status (May 2024)

General characteristics:

Hardy:Very, frost hardy to -20°C
Soil:Grows natively in stoney free draining soils. Happy in a wide range of soil types.
Growth:Slow, usually less than a 1m per year.
Height:Can reach 30m in ideal conditions, more usually a small tree around 10m.
Flowering:Late autumn to early spring.
Biomass:Not a Eucalyptus that you will grow for firewood.

Common names

Also known as; Snow Gum

Eucalyptus Niphophila in snow

Severe weather at high altitudes turn these fabulous Eucalyptus trees into tortured twisting shapes. Niphophila can be pruned and shaped if you are looking to achieve the same effect at lower, less exposed and chilly altitudes.

Eucalyptus Niphophila in native NSW park