Description: A small mallee species to 4m (12') found naturally in Bendering, Salmon Gums and Balladonia West Australia. It is not found along the coast, but further inland. The bark is white to pale gray to yellowish gray in color and smooth texture. Lower juvenile leaves appear dull, while upper juvenile leaves and adult leaves appear glossy green. Flowers are creamy white in buds of 7. (Latin cylindri - meaning cylindrical and flora flower, refers to the cylindrical buds. Closely related species are E. dielsii, E. erythronema and E. cerasiformis.
Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam, .
Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone|
|Type||Mallee to 12' with lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels|
|Culture||annual rainfall - probably 20" or less|
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