Eucalyptus Tree

Rainbow eucalyptus

Zone Seattle WA. | Anonymous added on October 9, 2018 | Answered

Can a rainbow eucalyptus tree be dwarfed, similar to the bonsai process ?

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Answered on October 9, 2018

This can be done, although it is a bit tricky. The first few years will be relatively easy, but after you will require some root and top pruning. I would only advise cutting off 1/3 of the roots at the bottom so you do not kill the tree. Dolomitic lime will be your best friend in container, as it keeps the pH stable, as well as providing calcium and magnesium. These are two very common deficiencies in contain.

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