Eucalyptus pimpiniana

Pimpin mallee

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Dumaria
            Series Dissonae

Description: This is a very slow growing specimen, however, it flowers heavily when young. It has large, thick yellow-green or gray-green leaves, bright yellow flowers on a mallee habit. It is native to West and South Australia, usually found in shrubland or sand dunes.  It is considered as a rare species.  The flowers are usually yellow, in groups of 11.  In South Australia, it is found along the Nullarbor Plain and northwards to Maralinga.  This is a shrubby type species, very attractive in flower and suited to well-drained soils with rainfall averages less than 600 mm (24") annually.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small shrub to 6', lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native West Australia, South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall shrub to 6'
bulletYellow flowers
bulletSmall mallee habit

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent species for low moisture areas
bulletSmall size suited for containers
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletDoes well in sandy soils

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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