Eucalyptus oraria


Description: A spreading, densely foliaged small mallee 6-18' x 4-15'.  In cultivation often forms an erect tree with short trunk and dense crown. Unique, horn-like bud caps with large, white to greenish-yellow flowers. Makes a nice street tree, suitable as a windbreak.

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

Uses: Ornamental, hedge, good for coastal area plantings, small street tree.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small tree to 21' (7 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletGood species for smaller gardens
bulletProvides shade
bulletLow water needs
bulletWhite to greenish/yellow flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for smaller planting areas
bulletLow water needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletCoastal plantings

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  224 viable seeds per gram.  87% germination rate.
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