Growing guide

How to grow eucalyptus

These evergreen trees are prized for their blue-green leaves and typically peeling, coloured bark. There are many species, most thriving in a sheltered, sunny location. They can be vigorous, often growing into tall, majestic specimens, or can be pruned to keep them more compact.

Quick facts

  • Evergreen trees or shrubs
  • Grown for their ornamental foliage and bark
  • Most are hardy and easy to grow
  • Plant in spring or summer
  • Like sun and well-drained soil
  • Some can grow very large
  • Prune to keep to a manageable size

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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