Description: Small tree to 24' (or mallee) with yellow flowers and distinctive buds. The crown is dense, with narrow, lustrous green leaves. The bark is smooth, shiny, copper-brown or green-brown - sometimes fluted. The flower buds are single or in 3's with two wings. Flower color is cream to yellow. Minimum 12" of rainfall per year. Does well in sand or clay/loam. Suitable for moderate saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m.
Culture: Sun, sandy clay or loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 12 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, shade, honey, coastal plantings, salt affected areas.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Tree/Mallee to 15', NO lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Creamy white, pale yellow to yellow green|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM