Eucalyptus conferruminata

Bushy Yate, Bald Island Marlock

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Subsection Hadrotes

Description: This West Australia species is usually has a short trunk with a very dense crown growing up to 24' high.  It has no lignotuber.  The bark is smooth, light gray to gray and the trunk can be rough barked at the base.  The main feature of this species is the large, unusual buds and fruits.  The buds appear in large, finger-like clusters, greenish to brownish yellow.  Suitable for slightly  saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.

Culture: Sandy loam soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 20 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, hedges/windbreaks, shade, coastal plantings, wind resistant plants.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small marlock 5-24 x 9-21', no lignotuber
Flower Color Greenish yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletExcellent for screens/windbreaks
bulletAttractive flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletExcellent for shade, coastal plantings

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  154 viable seeds per gram, 96% germination.
 
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