Eucalyptus cladocalyx nana
Bushy Sugar Gum

Uses:  The smaller E. cladocalyx var. nana Dwarf Sugar Gum grows to approx 12m and is a good choice for smaller gardens or spaces. Displays of creamy white flowers in spring and summer.
This species of eucalyptus is a recognised breeding habitat for the endangered Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos. Growing or retaining stands of these trees will encourage the return of these birds.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:EP: Eyre Peninsula

For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 6-12m
  • Spread 5-10m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus cladocalyx nana
  • Common Name Bushy Sugar Gum
  • Origin SA
  • Habit Open to moderately dense
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Summer
  • Foliage Bluish-green
  • Flower Type Eucalypt-type
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Timber
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth, Shedding
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)