Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Tree

Product Description

The blueish-green evergreen leaves of the Silver Dollar Eucalyptus tree will refresh your senses with their sweet aroma. You can experience this while simply walking outside to experience the smell! It gets its name from the attractive blue green coin shaped leaves that look like silver dollars. 

Native to Australia, the Silver Dollar Eucalyptus is drought tolerant and extremely fast growing. It can grow up to 40 feet tall at maturity with a 10 to 12 foot wide branch spread; which makes it an excellent shade tree.

It is also moderately cold hardy and its attractive, peeling bark adds a lush addition to any landscape. The fast growing Eucalyptus plant can be grown in a variety of soil types. The best time of year to plant your tree is in early spring or fall.

Growing Eucalyptus

The Silver Dollar Eucalyptus tree enjoys full sun to partial sunlight. This species of eucalyptus grows best in well-drained soil and it is recommended to be grown indoors during winter if you live in an extremely cold area.

You can easily ship the tree directly to your home and plant it immediately in your yard, or keep it in a container until you are ready to plant. This Silver Dollar Eucalyptus tree for sale will ship rooted in its pot in soil. Be sure to water extremely well the first year of planting to establish a strong root system.

Grows best in department of agriculture plant hardiness zones 8-11. Does best in the southern United States and cannot withstand freezing temperatures for too long.

We have heard success stories about growing the eucalyptus tree indoors if placed in a location with full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. Perfect for the home gardener without yard space!

Live Eucalyptus Plant Care

Silver Dollar Eucalyptus care is necessary during the first year because of consistent watering needs to maintain its leafy foliage. A potted eucalyptus cinerea will take even more watering if in a pot with a drainage hole.

This tree can benefit from adding a slow release fertilizer at the top of the root ball during the early spring and summer months to improve foliage and root development. Mulching with an inch layer thick of organic material can help retain moisture.

Lots of people use this variety of eucalyptus for essential oils. Enjoy the fresh cut leaves as table decor, an addition to flower arrangements and wreaths, and even hang it in your shower to invoke the fresh scent!

Botanical Name

Eucalyptus cinerea

Sunlight Full Sun / Partial Shade
Foliage Color Green-blue
Mature Height 30-40 ft
Mature Width 10-12 ft
Growing Zones 8, 9, 10, 11 Growing Zones
Special Features
  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Aromatic
  • Fast growing

Shipping Info

Once your Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Tree order is placed, we will ship your plant(s) within seven business days year round unless during the checkout process you request otherwise in the space provided to do so.

Perfect Plants’ shipping specialists carefully package your plants using a proven packaging method that ensures your plants arrive healthy, colorfully alive and ready to flourish. We’ve coined the term ‘upside down box test’ and we do just that; we carefully package so that regardless of the direction your box is handled, it will not harm your precious plant that’s inside.

upside down test

No shipping process is without a problem from time to time. On rare occasions some plants may experience some of the following during their transit: drooping, minor leaf-loss and/or minimal yellowing/discoloration, minor limb damage, etc. These instances are quite rare, but can happen when shipping plants in boxes.

Plants normally recover within a few weeks after planting. If a damaged box has injured your plant on the inside, please notify us within 5 days of receiving you package(s) by emailing us a photograph of the damage.

We always do our very best to ensure that your plants are packed and shipped in the safest, gentlest and most effective way possible.

Will my plants and trees look like the photographs?

Absolutely! Unlike other online nurseries, our photos are of actual plants and trees we’ve grown here, on our family operated nursery.

our story Lloyd nurseryGrowing our own plants and trees helps to ensure we ship you the best quality plants that are free of pests and diseases.

Your plants and trees may however not ship with flowers on them, like the photographs. This all depends on the time of year you buy your plant or tree. Crape Myrtle trees, for example, only bloom during the summer months, so if you purchase one during the spring or fall, they would ship without flowers. Once planted, your plants will grow and thrive giving you flowers for many years to come!

Pot Sizes

Pot sizes (commonly referred to in gallons) are shipped in the same size nursery trade pots which may vary in actual volume. Some plants may have been at the approximate pot size listed, but require excess dirt to be removed so that you will not be paying any additional shipping costs. This doesn’t happen very often though.

Shipping Fees

Our shipping charges are based on the value of your order.  Please use the chart below to see what your shipping charge will be.

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Care

Choose a planting location that offers adequate sunlight and shade in a low traffic area. Allow proper clearance for the mature growth size. Well-drained soil is ideal. Water regularly for the first planted year to ensure adequate water is available for establishing a strong root system. Prune as necessary to remove any damaged or dead foliage and to promote a well-balanced structure.

Planting Instructions:

Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is equal with the ground level.

Loosen the root ball using a small garden spade or by hand. Breaking smaller outer roots can encourage growth into the new soil, but take care to not damage large primary roots.

Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated evenly upright.  Use the excavated soil to fill in around the root ball, using your foot to pack it in firmly. Thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball as this could kill the plant.

A 2-4 inch layer of mulch is strongly recommended to help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply mulch over the entire planting area but keep away from the stems or trunk by a few inches. Ensure that the plant and surrounding soil is completely soaked with water.

To ensure the proper nutrients are available for the life of your plant our proprietary Perfect Plants Special Blend Soil and a once yearly application of Nutricote Total 360 Fertilizer are great considerations for your new plants!

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  1. Spencer I.

    I have been so happy with this live plant and this transaction.

    I purchased a Silver Dollar Eucalyptus tree/plant and the description said 4-5 ft. When it arrived, it was 6 ft tall. More is always better. It is easy to trim, if you don’t want it so large. It was healthy and packaged well.

    I purchased this as a large houseplant. I live in a cold and dry climate. I plan to use a humidifier and agro plant lamps to keep it healthy indoors. It smells fantastic. That was my main motivation for buying a eucalyptus. I used to live in a place where they grew outdoors and I miss the smell. I use eucalyptus oil a lot in the house but I decided that a real plant would be a treat and a little more authentic.

    I bought the extra fertilizer which was easy to use. There was also a pamphlet with some instructions on how to care for my plant.

    I’m very happy with the seller, Perfect Plants. They replied quickly to all of my questions and concerns before I purchased. I had questions about shipping and delivery. I would definitely recommend them and do business with them again.

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  2. Sean Dozier (store manager)

    Great tree for my front yard. I planted this eucalyptus tree by my front door and can smell its yummy scent every time I walk outside.

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