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'Cab Sav' Eucalyptus Candlebark Ribbon White Gum
'Cab Sav' Eucalyptus Candlebark Ribbon White Gum

Myrtaceae Eucalyptus Rubida Cab Sav

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Grows InZone 6B · -5° to 0° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Shade / Evening Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
BloomsFall Foliage, Winter Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorBlue Green, Grey / Silver
Average Height40' to 50'
Average Width30' to 50'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesAromatic, Fragrant Foliage
Additional Information About 'Cab Sav' Eucalyptus Candlebark Ribbon White Gum

Eucalyptus Rubida 'Cab Sav' is a moderate growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 6B through 11. It matures to an average height of 40 feet to 50 feet and an average width of 30 feet to 50 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. The foliage is blue green and grey / silver in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat. If you like fragrance, Eucalyptus Rubida 'Cab Sav' has fragrant foliage.

'Cab Sav' Candle Bark Eucalyptus can be useful in the landscape as a focal point or in landscape beds or islands and also in rock or xeriscape gardens.

More about 'Cab Sav' Eucalyptus...

Noteworthy Characteristics

Nick-named ‘Cab Sav’ for the complexity and smoothness, Eucalyptus rubida ‘Cab Sav’ is an attractive large ornamental evergreen tree that is widely distributed throughout Australia's high country.  It has smooth white peeling bark, often with some pinkish or salmon patches, especially in cool moist climates.

'Cab Sav' is a moderate growing and both consistent and beautiful. All grown up this tree could reach well over 50’ in height. Abundant, juvenile foliage is a distinctive soft blue, spade shaped, fragrant and excellent in any floral or dried flower arrangement. It's bark is smooth throughout and white to burgundy to red-brown. 'Cab Sav' is disease resistant, long-lived, tolerant of dry climates, and is highly rated for its cold hardiness.

 

USDA Hardiness Zones & Details: 6b-11 (please see details below)

In McDonough, Georgia, a 10 month old tree had minimal leaf damage after a brutal winter (2013/2014) where temps reached 6 degrees.  In Atlanta, Georgia a 10 month old tree froze to the ground in 5 degrees but has recovered nicely growing 5-7’ in that same year.

 

Culture & Care Tips

Sun: Full to Mostly Sun
Soil: Well-drained, slightly acidic (5.5 to 6.5 pH)
Water Needs: When young, water enough to keep soil moist during the first season. Therafter, provide supplemental water as needed during prolonged periods of drought.

 

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