Eucalyptus Perriniana


Stock status (May 2024)

Eucalyptus Perriniana stock 220524

I only sell root trained plugs. They establish more quickly and generally don’t require staking 😉

Eucalyptus Perriniana plug comparison

General characteristics:

Hardy:Very, frost hardy to -16°C
Soil:Prefers free draining.
Growth:Moderate, up to 1.5m per year in good conditions.
Height:10 to 15m.
Flowering:Late summer.
Biomass:There are better options, though it can be coppiced and cut into logs for firewood.

Common names

Also known as; Spinning Gum

Eucalyptus Perriniana is a tree of the Sub Alipne regions and will tolerate a lot of exposure. The common name of Perriniana is spinning gum due way the leaves encircle the stems. Often grown for it foliage which is sought after by florists, Perriniana also make fabulous specimen trees for most garden sizes.

The one below growing behind our lady’s in Ennis.

Eucalyptus Perriniana Ennis Ireland

To retain the juvenile foliage it will need to be pruned; you can harvest and sell the foliage 🙂

A nice colour scheme with the purple lavender in front.

Lavender Stoechas with Eucalyptus Perriniana

The bark is colorful with pale orange and brown.