Eucalyptus peninsularis

Cummins mallee

 

Description: A small mallee species to 6m (18') found on the southern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Yeelanna, Cummins and Koppio area.  It features smooth bark and the adult leaves are glossy green.  The bark colors range from gray, brown, copper and orange and hang in ribbons in the upper branches.  The flowers are pale yellow to white.  Unusual, urn-shaped fruits in clusters are unique and attractive. 

Climate data:

Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam.

Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental, attractive foliage.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Mallee to 18' with lignotuber
Flower Color white
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels
Culture annual rainfall - probably 20" or less
Native South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletAttractive foliage and flowers
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in acid soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance

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