Taller options available for most trees. Please use the contact us page stating species, height range and postcode for more info. If listed as " DELIVERED X MONTH" they might be available by pallet with a £45-£110 surcharge.
The Spinning Gum Tree (Eucalyptus perriniana) is a very unusual and exotic tree. A Native to Tasmanina, it is known as the spinning gum because of its interesting young foliage that encircles the stems. As the tree ages they dry up and break free from the growth point still encircling the stem and "spin" in the wind and thus its name. Its bark on the main trunk has a somewhat mottled cinnamon colour as distinct from silver or grey. An additional attraction is the sweet fragrance of the flowers, likened to burnt cinnamon. Bees in particular are attracted to this.
A medium height, so therefore expect a height of up to 6 metres (20 foot) after 10 years. Supplied height 125cm in a 7 -12 litre container
Message card included at no additional cost if required. Just add the information required on the card at checkout.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £750 for 150cm+ trees might be discounted by contacting us
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
Climate Change has increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust, frost damage etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season or less. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy and will bounce back.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy.
Mature Tree Warranty
Once a tree is over 3 years old, the failure rate is considerably less and our Tree Warranty does not cover it at 100%. Please check details.
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