Eucalyptus halophila

Salt lake mallee

Section Bisectae
            Series Halophilae

Description: A small mallee 5-16' x 12-18' from West Australia.  Suitable for very extreme saline sites (ECe >1600 mS/m.  This species has no close known relatives.  It is only found in the area of Esperance, West Australia at the edge of salt lakes.

Culture: Sun, loam or sandy clay type soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall 20 inches per year.

Uses: Hedges or windbreaks, water-logged areas, salt affected areas.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 16', lignotuber
Flower Color White, groups of 7
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmaller species for garden
bulletExcellent for hedges/windbreaks
bulletWet soils/ salt affected areas

Problem Solving Features

bulletWater-logged soils
bulletPlanting in salt affected areas
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  140 seeds per gram.
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