Ash Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Cinerea) 20 seeds
Evergreen shrub that grows up to 15 - 20 m in natural conditions (in cooler climate zones and indoors it grows up to 1 - 2 m in height). It tolerates drought and frosts down to -12C well.
The main decoration of the plant is attractive, leathery, blue-green leaves, which are commonly used in floristry.
Eucalyptus exudes a refreshing menthol scent that positively affects the respiratory system.
The plant is widely used in traditional medicine as an antiseptic, for pneumonia, colds, infections, sore throats, flu, bronchitis, neuralgia and various skin infections. A decoction of the leaves is used as a tea for cough, hoarseness, asthma and fever.
In addition, the species is suitable for creating miniature trees. Bonsai has low soil requirements.
The plant is intended for potting, in summer you can put it on the terrace, balcony or garden.
Genus - Eucalyptus
Species - Cinerea
Common name - Ash Eucalyptus
Pre-Treatment - Not-required, but recommended
Hardiness zones - 4 - 11
Height - 1 - 2 m
Plant type - Tree
Vegetation type - Ornamental decidious
Exposure - Full sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay)
Water requirements - Average, drought tolerant
Leaf / Flower color - Blue-Green / --
Stratification is recommended.
1. Place a single paper towel on a flat surface and spread the eucalyptus seeds onto the towel in an even layer. Place another paper towel on top of the seeds and then place the towel and seeds onto a plastic sandwich bag. Pour 2 tablespoons of water into the bag and seal it up.
2. Place the bag into a refrigerator that holds a temperature between +2-+4C. Keep the seeds in the refrigerator for 1 month.
3. Fill a seed tray with a potting soil. Place one to two eucalyptus seeds into each compartment and then sprinkle the tops of the seeds with 1-2 mm of soil.
4. Water the soil thoroughly with plain tap water.
5. Place the seed tray in a location that receives direct sunlight, and that has a temperature of between +18-+25C. Keep the seeds moist and they should germinate in about one to two weeks.