Description: 16-36 x 12-24', usually a small tree, rarely a mallee. Very unusual foliage for an Eucalypt. Leaves are very narrow, white to pale gray-green with a wispy appearance. Rough gray bark on the lower trunk, gray and deciduous above. White or cream flowers, profusely in summer. A tree worth growing just for the foliage alone. Drought resistant.
Culture: Sun, loamy sandy soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 10 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, hedges or windbreaks, useful for cut flowers, foliage or fruit.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small tree, rarely a mallee 16 to 36', lignotuber|
Problem Solving Features
Soak seed for 24 hours in 0.5g/1litre solution of Gibberellic acid prior to sowing.
Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM