Common Name: Rainbow Eucalyptus, Mindanao Gum, or Rainbow Gum
Botanical/Latin Name: Eucalyptus deglupta Mature
Height: 65-90 Feet
Mature Width: 25-30 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate -Fast
Light Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun
Bark Color: Showy multi-colored streaks of bright green, then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tone as patches of the outer bark sheds at different times of the year.
Bloom Time: Bark Color-Seasonal bloomer
Soil Conditions: Prefers rich, medium wet soils
Tolerances: Wet soil- It thrives in tropical forests that get a lot of rain.
Moisture Requirements: Needs A Regular Water Schedule To Ensure A Mature Root System. Regularly.
Mulching Is Recommended To Detour Weeds, Keep The Moisture Content High, And Temperatures Low.
Fertilizer: Well balanced
Uses: As A Specimen, Ornamental, Gardens and Parks
Hardiness Zone:9-11 Useful Information: Native of New Britain, New Guinea, Seram, Sulawesi and Mindanao, and is the only Eucalyptus species with a natural range that extends into the northern hemisphere.
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.