Eucalyptus curtisii

Plunkett mallee


Description: The green leaves on this species are shiny above and pale on the underside. The leaves are slightly aromatic when crushed. The bark is silvery-gray and shed in long ribbons. The species gets its name from the region where it grown naturally, Plunkett Australia, 60 km south of Brisbane. It is grown primarily for the large, white flower clusters and small mallee habit. One of the few small sized Eucalypts suitable for coastal areas. Grows naturally on poor sandstone ridges.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type  A small mallee 6-22' (2-7 m)
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee 6-22'
bulletLarge white flowers
bulletShedding bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree for small garden
bulletModerate moisture/fertilizer needs
bulletLow maintenance

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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