Eucalyptus approximans

Barren Mountain Mallee

New England mallee ash


Description: This is a mallee type with multiple stems. The bark is smooth throughout and is white or gray in color. The juvenile and adult leaves are shining green. This species forms large clumps and is distinguished from related species by the cylindrical fruits. There are two known subspecies, E. ssp approximans and E. ssp codonocarpa.

Culture: Loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low moisture needs.

Uses: Ornamental, slow growth rate.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small specimen to 13' (4 m)
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native Barren Mt. New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 13'
bulletMallee habit with multiple stems
bulletSmooth bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmall multi-stemmed specimen to 13'
bulletForms large clumps
bulletLow water use
bulletLow maintenance

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.
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