Eucalyptus macranda

River yate

Section Bisectae
Group Macranda

Description: This species occurs native in Rock Gully West Australia and is found in thickets, moist depressions and along steams in the area of Stirling and Porongurup Ranges to Phillips River.  The bark is smooth and brown, aging to gray.  Leaves are thick and are green to blue-green in color and have a metallic sheen.  Yellow flowers can be found in groups of up to 15 and are very profuse.  This species is frequently grown in California and the bright yellow flowers are very ornamental.  Best to be planted in groups of two or more.  Suitable for slightly  saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.

Culture: Sun, sandy loam or clay soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 16 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, honey production, planting along coastal areas, frost resistant plant, wind resistant plant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 16' (4 m), lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall tree or mallee to 16'
bulletModerate growth rate
bulletAttractive yellow flowers
bulletDoes well in cultivation

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSmall species for home garden landscape
bulletAttractive flowers and foliage
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  93 viable seeds per gram.  87% germination rate.
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