Eucalyptus preissiana ssp preissiana

Bell-fruited mallee


Description: Upright form with fibrous dark gray bark. The smooth bark sheds in ribbons from the upper branches and new foliage has dull slate color and peppermint scent when crushed.  Cape Riche West Australia.

Culture: Sun, well drained soils, gravels or loam, 16" annual rainfall

Uses: Ornamental plantings, honey production, coastal area plantings, frost resistant, wind resistant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee 6-9', lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall, 6-9'
bulletShedding bark
bulletAttractive yellow flowers
bulletPeppermint scented leaves

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletLow maintenance
bulletProvides attractive yellow flowers

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  70 viable seeds per gram.


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