Eucalyptus kingsmillii ssp kingsmillii

Kingsmill's mallee

Section Bisectae
Series Curviptera

Description: A small mallee 12-24' x 9-18' from Wiluna West Australia.  The bark is usually rough over most of the stems, light gray-brown in color.  Leaves are a dull, blue-green color.  The outstanding features of this species is the flower buds being strongly beaked and ribbed, red or yellow.  The large creamy white flowers are attractive as well.  Generally found in arid, sandy desert areas.

Culture: Sun, sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 8 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, honey production.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 24', lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletGood for honey production
bulletAttractive flowers and fruits
bulletVery low water needs

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmall ornamental
bulletVery low water needs
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  96 seeds per gram.  87% germination rate.
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