hybrid cross E. kruseana x E. loxophleba ssp lissopphloia
Description: Tree or mallee to 4 m, with lignotuber. The branches are glaucous; the bark is rough over the trunk with imperfectly shedding gray bark which is smooth above bronze and dark gray. The adult leaves are dull gray-green to gray and the flowers are white. It is native to West Australia and occurs with E. kruseana and E. loxophleba ssp lissophloia and is considered as a hybrid of these two. A favored ornamental due to the attractive bark trait and glaucous crown of adult leaves.
Culture: Sandy or gravel type soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee to 16', lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, gravels, sand|
|Culture||14" annual rainfall|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM