Description: A small tree or mallee species to 10m (30') found in various coastal and sub-coastal areas in West Australia, including Jurdacuttup. The bark is rough in texture, although it can be smooth on smaller mallees. Juvenile foliage is usually a dull, gray-green and reminds me of the foliage of E. polyanthemos, although the stems on E. kessellii are an attractive red. Adult foliage is usually a shiny green. Flowers are creamy white and in groups of 3 or 7 and have diamond shaped buds.
Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam.
Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental, attractive foliage.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone|
|Type||Mallee (small tree) to 30' with lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels|
|Culture||annual rainfall - probably 20" or less|
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