Eucalyptus orbifolia

Round Leaved Mallee

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Series Curviptera
                Subseries Orbifoliae

Description: This is a mallee or small bushy shrub up to 15'.  The leaves are rounded, gray-green in color and somewhat thick.  Young bark stem color is a smooth red, older bark curls off in strips to reveal a green and cream color bark.  It is known for it "minniritchie" bark traits.  The flowers are yellow and appear on bell-shaped pods.  This species is good for dry areas and climates.

Culture: Sun, well drained, acid soil pH, sandy loam, 10" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, honey production, cut flowers, foliage and fruits, frost resistant, wind resistant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small specimen to 15' (5 m), lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Slow
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 15'
bulletMallee habit with multiple stems
bulletAttractive "minniritchi" bark trait
bulletDrought tolerant
bulletAttractive rounded green leaves

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmall size suited for smaller landscape projects
bulletLow water use
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletDrought resistant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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