Eucalyptus apiculata

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
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletRare species
bulletSmall tree to 19'
bulletSmooth, multi-colored bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSmall species for smaller gardens

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* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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