Flowers Eucalyptus Silver Drop

Silver Drop

Eucalyptus Seed

Product ID: 1500

Best variety for bouquets.

Small, silver-green leaves on well-branched stems are ideal for fresh or dried bouquets. Also known as cider gum, gum, and euc. Tender perennial in Zones 9-11. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 41,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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100 Seeds

$7.95
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250 Seeds

$9.25
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500 Seeds

$18.05
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1,000 Seeds

$34.25
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5,000 Seeds

$139.05
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10,000 Seeds

$339.20
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow seed into cell trays or open flats 10-12 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds lightly with fine vermiculite. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seed with displaced soil. If started in open flats, transplant to cell packs or 3-4" pots when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost. Black poly is recommended in areas with short growing seasons. Eucalyptus may be grown as a perennial in areas that receive no frost.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained fertile soil.

PLANT SPACING: 12-24".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 9-11.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest anytime after leaves start to feel leathery. Easily preserved with glycerin.

USES: Excellent cut or dried flower foliage. Accent in beds. Excellent container plants.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Eucalyptus gunnii
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
120 - 150 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Ideal for Drying and Crafts