Eucalyptus oleosa

Giant mallee, Red mallee, Red morrell

Section Bisectae
Subsection Destitutae
Series Subulatae

Description: This species is from South Australia is very hardy, drought and frost resistant.  It is a mallee or small tree from 9-36' tall with smooth, gray deciduous bark that is somewhat flaky.  Leaves are deep green in color and shaped like a lance.  Flowers are creamy white to pale yellow and appear in clusters on attractive yellow pods.

Culture: Sun, acid pH, sandy loam, 8" minimum annual rainfall.

Uses: Hedge, honey, salt tolerant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Mallee 9-36', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Native South Australia, NSW, Vic, WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMallee 9-36'
bulletModerate growth rate
bulletWhite flowers
bulletDoes well in cultivation
bulletDrought and frost resistant

Problem Solving Features

bulletPerforms well with moderate moisture or drought conditions
bulletLow maintenance
bulletModerate size species for home garden landscape
bulletAttractive flowers
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletFrost resistant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  76-169 seeds per gram.
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