Eucalyptus lehmannii

 Bushy Yate

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Subsection Hadrotes

Description: This is from Cape Riche West Australia, the species has a dense, rounded, mallee or small tree with branches all the way down to almost ground level. The large clusters of green flowers are preceded by fused clusters of red finger-like buds. Buds, fruit and flowers are excellent for floral and dried arrangements. Frost resistant once established and prefers well-drained soil

Culture: Sun, acid pH sandy soil, 18" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, honey production, coastal plantings, wind resistant plant.  Excellent for floral arrangements.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small specimen to 20', lignotuber
Flower Color Greenish yellow
Growth Rate Slow
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 20'
bulletUnique red finger-like buds followed by greenish flowers
bulletAttractive foliage - excellent for floral arrangements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDrought resistant
bulletBest in poor soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSomewhat frost resistant
bulletGreat for smaller landscapes or rock gardens

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  114 seeds per gram.  83% germination rate.

 

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