Description: This species is primarily used for commercial distillation of Eucalyptus oil and produces bushy new growth when cut back to the ground. It has the ability to re-grow repeatedly after harvesting. The flowers are white, juvenile leaves are linear to lanceolate and slightly glaucous. The adult leaves are narrow lanceolate, bluish gray to bluish green and the same color on each side of the leaf. Suitable for moderate saline sites (ECe 400-800 mS/m.
Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, loam, sand, sandy loam, 19" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, essential oils, perfumed foliage, frost resistant plant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small tree to 30' (10 m), lignotuber|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria|
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