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Winter hardy / Snow Gum (Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila)

Snow Gum (Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila)
Snow Gum (Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila)
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A variety that grows in Australia at an altitude of 1.800 meters on Mount Bogong. The pale green stem has brown stripes and its growth is quite compact. The species is among the most hardy eucalyptus.
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Mount Bogong is with its 1.986 meters the highest mountain in Victoria.  This species occurs at altitudes between 1.300 and 1.800 meters in the Eucalyptus forests which grow on the mountain. This variety has a more compact growth compared to the Eucalyptus pauciflora, and has a pale green trunk alternating with brown stripes. The seeds of Mount Bogong are very rare, but give trees that are among the most hardy eucalyptus. Provide a sunny spot.

Sowing description: Sow the seeds on the surface of sowing mix and then put them in the fridge for 6 weeks. Thereby keep the soil constantly moist. Let them germinate aftewards at 20 degC on a bright spot. 

Family: Myrtaceae
Scientific name: Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila
Common name: Snow Gum
Native to: Mount Bogong, Victoria (Australia)

Sowing time: Whole year
Difficulty: Intermediate
Minimum temperature: -20 degrees Celsius

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