Eucalyptus cinerea, also called argyle apple or the silver-dollar eucalyptus tree, bears pale -blue leaves that fill the air. Silver dollar eucalyptus grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 8 through 11, making it an ideal option for decorative landscaping in moderate climates. Silver dollar eucalyptus usually propagates via seed, as developing from cuttings is usually hard and unreliable. Seeds germinate quickly, which fast-growing tree may reach 6 to 8-feet tall from the conclusion of its summer.
Fill the cells of a seed tray having a well-draining potting soil containing sand and perlite.
Sprinkle the eucalyptus seeds, and chaff if connected, on the the top of soil. Barely cover the seeds. Press down to the seeds to tamp them to the soil.
By inserting the tray in shallow-water for about 20 minutes, water the eucalpytus seeds from below. Water remaining after after this time.
Place the eucalyptus seeds. Ideal germination temperatures range. Humidity ranges between and 70 percent deliver greatest germination results. In case your location lacks these problems achieve these problems using a humidifier or seed chamber. Germination takes about 90 days.
Put the seed tray in a more sunny and cooler place when the eucalyptus seeds germinate. Temperatures between 60 and 55 degrees Fahrenheit to get several weeks outcome in thicker.
Plant seedlings – to 2-gallon containers, containing planting medium with granular 5 10 10 fertilizer blended in, when they achieve 4 or in inches – height. Handle the seedlings by their leaves to prevent breaking the stem.