Eucalyptus burdettiana

Burdett's mallee

Section Bisectae
Subsection Hadrotes

Description: A rare shrub, usually only grows less than 16' and has unusual clusters of pale green, finger-like 2" flower buds followed by large, yellow-green flowers. Smooth gray/brown/white bark and dark green foliage. A species from West Australia, reported in the Fitzgerald River National Park along the side of East Mt. Barren.  Lignotuber.

Culture: Clay, sandy loam, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, drought tolerant, large flowers on a small shrub, suitable for containers, hedges, windbreaks, coastal area plantings.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 16', lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow-green
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Soil type Sandy loam, clay
Soil Moisture (minimum) 380 mm (14.6") per year
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletA very small species only to 16'
bulletUnique, pale yellow-green flowers - a color not frequently seen with Eucalyptus
bulletSuitable for container

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletRock garden candidate

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.  130 seeds per gram.
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