Description: A small mallee 9-21 x 9-21' from West Australia. The bark is smooth, pinkish, gray-brown or white and powdery. The mature leaves are opposite, quite different from what you would normally find. From coastal and sub-coastal areas of West Australia. Eucalyptus doratoxylon (Greek dorato-, spear and xylon, wood, referring presumably to an Aboriginal use for the stems).
Culture: Sun, sand, sandy gravels soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 16 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, hedges or windbreaks, salt affected areas, perfumed foliage.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee 9-21', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||White to pale yellow|
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