Eucalyptus cornuta


Section Bisectae
Subsection Hadrotes

Description: Yate is a large, well-branched tree 30-60'.  It has distinctive dark gray, shaggy bark on the trunk, smooth above.  Leaves are dull, bluish, narrow-lanceolate.  The main feature of this species is the profuse, globular clusters of bright yellow flowers.  The buds are long, thin and horn-shaped.  This species is commonly found along coastal south-west West Australia.  Suitable for slightly  saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.

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

Uses: Ornamental, windbreak, shade, water-logged areas, honey, coastal plantings, salt affected areas, wind resistant plants.  It is one of the hardest and strongest timbers in the world.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree 30-60', lignotuber
Flower Color yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Requires moist conditions
Native WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive flowers
bulletExcellent for water-logged areas
bulletExcellent for screens/windbreaks
bulletAttractive buds and fruits

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletWater-logged areas
bulletExcellent for shade, coastal plantings

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  180 seeds per gram, 96% germination.
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