Eucalyptus cinerea

plantation: Bore, Kenya


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Life expectancy: 100 years
Total weight of CO2 captured: 375 Kg
Height: 17 m


Eucalyptus cinerea, or silver dollar gum, is an Australian evergreen tree admired for its silvery-blue, round juvenile leaves resembling silver dollars. Growing 30 to 60 feet tall, it features aromatic white flowers and smooth-barked trunks shedding in strips. Widely cultivated for ornamental use, it thrives in diverse climates and soil types.
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Usefulness of the tree

Eucalyptus cinerea, or silver dollar gum, has several utilities. Its primary uses include ornamental landscaping due to its attractive appearance, adaptability to various climates, and aromatic leaves suitable for floral arrangements. Additionally, eucalyptus trees are known for their rapid growth and may be harvested for timber, though Eucalyptus cinerea is more commonly valued for its aesthetic and aromatic qualities.
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