Botanical Name: Eucalyptus microtheca 'Blue Ghost'
 Common Name: Blue Ghost Eucalyptus
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Blue Green, Silver

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Formal, Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Desert Tree Farm

Photographer: Desert Tree Farm

  • Description

  • Notes

'Blue Ghost'? is a superior eucalyptus for handling heat, cold, drought and alkaline soil conditions. Its blue/silver foliage, fast growth to 40' tall and lack of susceptibility to chlorosis makes this variety of Eucalyptus microtheca the best for southwestern landscapes. -Desert Tree Farm
Frost tolerant to 10 F.