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)|
|Native||Barren Mt. New South Wales|
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