Narrow-leaved mallee ash
Description: This is a very rare species, found native only in the Blue Mountains area and southwards to Berrima, New South Wales. The juvenile foliage is lanceolate, shining green; adult foliage is narrowly shaped like a lance and shining green. The bark is smooth throughout, shedding in ribbons, colors range from white to gray or gray-green. The species is closely related to E. stricta, but has narrower and more erect leaves. Found growing on sandstone type soils
Culture: Loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low moisture needs.
Uses: Ornamental, somewhat rare species.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Small specimen to 19' (6 m), lignotuber|
|Native||New South Wales|
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