Flat-Topped Yate, Swamp yate
Description: This species from West Australia between Wagin and Isralite Bay. It is a medium size tree growing from 36-60' (12-20 m). The bark on the lower trunk is thinly fibrous, flaky gray, smaller branches offer a white or cream bark color. Adult leaves are shaped like a lance and are green in color. Flowers are yellow and occur in groups of 7. It is reported that this species can be forced to bloom when only one year old if it is given 16 hours of light per day in a forced light cycle. It is an easily grown species, drought and frost resistant and will tolerate occasional flooded soils. Suitable for very extreme saline sites (ECe 800-1600 mS/m. Frequently cultivated in Australia and other parts of the world.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Medium tree 36-60' tall, lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Pale yellow to cream|
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