(E. forrestiana ssp dolichornyncha)
Description: Native to West Australia, often found in thickets in sandy loam or clay soil. An outstanding feature of this species is the red, drooping fruits. The fruits are quadrangular, 4 winged, 30-50 mm long x 15-35 mm wide. This species has been cultivated in many parts of Australia and California.
Culture: Sun, sandy loam or clay soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14" per year.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, honey production, frost tolerant, wind resistant plant, attractive red fruits.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Mallet to 15' (3 m), no lignotuber|
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