Eucalyptus cylindriflora

White mallee


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. 

Climate data:

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
Flower Color white
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels
Culture annual rainfall - probably 20" or less
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletAttractive foliage and flowers
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in acid soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance

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