Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Eucalyptus pauciflora niphophila.
Fairly tolerant of maritime exposure, it can be grown as part of a shelterbelt in maritime areas.Wood is a good source of fuel.
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This is perhaps the hardiest species in this genus, it tolerates long periods down to -14°c and short periods as low as -20°c. Eucalyptus species have not adopted a deciduous habit and continue to grow until it is too cold for them to do so. This makes them more susceptible to damage from sudden cold snaps. If temperature fluctuations are more gradual, as in a woodland for example, the plants have the opportunity to stop growing and become dormant, thus making them more cold resistant. A deep mulch around the roots to prevent the soil from freezing also helps the trees to survive cold conditions. The members of this genus are remarkably adaptable however, there can be a dramatic increase in the hardiness of subsequent generations from the seed of survivors growing in temperate zones. Eucalyptus monocultures are an environmental disaster, they are voracious, allelopathic and encourage the worst possible attitudes to land use and conservation. A very ornamental tree, it grows very slowly in its first 2 or 3 years but is then capable of growing 1 metre or more a year. Plants self-sow in Devon. Plants are shallow-rooting and, especially in windy areas, should be planted out into their permanent positions when small to ensure that they do not suffer from wind-rock. They strongly resent root disturbance and should be container grown before planting out into their permanent position. In Australia this species usually regenerates from the base after forest fires.The flowers are rich in nectar and are a good bee crop.
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