snow gum tree - Knowledgebase Question

Granger, UT (Zone 6B)
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Question by lckyboy24
March 20, 2006
I am in the salt lake area and was wondering how might a snow gum (eucalyptus) do in this zone? I have heard that they are a very hardy variety from the snowy mountain range in australia, where it can get pretty cold as well.

Answer from NGA
March 20, 2006
Eucalyptus debeuzevillei, or Snow Gum eucalyptus, is hardy only to zone 7 (zero degrees). Your zip code puts you in zone 5, which is too cold for this plant. Wish I had more encouraging news for you!

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