Eucalyptus Nitens

Shining gum. Evergreen. A large tree. Bark smooth. Large, dark shiny adult leaves. Glaucous, heart shaped juvenile leaves and square juvenile stems. Cream flowers. Good timber. Rapid growth. Can coppice. Plant in full sun in moderately fertile acid - neutral soil. Keep plant moist. Stake in 1st year if exposed. Pests and diseases - generally trouble free. Moderately Hardy.

Hardiness Rating: 2