Apple Mallee, Ball-fruited mallee
Description: This West Australia mallee has smooth, greenish brown and cream bark shedding in ribbons. The crown is dense and rounded. It has a striking feature where the small buds form into large fruits which are globular. It is generally found growing along coastal and sub-coastal sandplains.
Culture: Sand, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 12 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, hedges/windbreaks, screening.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee 6-18' x 9-18', lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
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