Eucalyptus burgessiana

Faulconbridge mallee ash

Description: A rare mallee type shrub, found in a restricted area of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The bark picture above was taken at Mt. Tomah botanic garden outside of Sydney. Obviously, with my foliage picture above, I have a long wait! The bark on the species is smooth gray, new bark is orange to tan in color, very pretty! 

Culture: Loam or sandy loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low rainfall

Uses: Ornamental, attractive bark.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small mallee to 23', lignotuber
Flower Color white
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletA small mallee species to 23'
bulletWhite flowers, reports of pale green flowers
bulletSuitable for container

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree for small landscape
bulletLow moisture needs
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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