Eucalyptus angutissima subsp angustissima

Narrow-leaved Mallee

Section Bisectae
Series Angustissimae

Description: This mallee offers smooth, gray, whitish gray or light gray-brown bark.  Flower buds in groups of 7, white flowers.  This species has the narrowest leaves of all eucalypt species.  Suitable for moderate  saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m.

Culture: Sand or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 12 inches per year.

Uses: Hedges, windbreaks, honey production, salt affected areas, essential oils, frost tolerant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee 4-16' x 9-21', lignotuber
Flower Color Creamy white
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletGlossy green leaves
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSuitable for hedges
bulletOk for salt affected areas

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.  20 seeds per gram, 91% germination.
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