Eucalyptus dolichorhyncha

(E. forrestiana ssp dolichornyncha)

Fuchsia gum

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Dumaria
            Series Tetrapterae

 
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
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 15'
bulletUnique, red drooping fruits
bulletDoes best in sandy loam soil

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive small landscape specimen
bulletSuitable for hedges or windbreaks
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  43-45 viable seeds per gram.  90% germination rate.

 

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