Eucalyptus remota

Kangaroo Island ash


Description: This species has not been widely cultivated, even in Australia. It features smooth bark, a tree or mallee habit, thick, dark green leaves, hemispherical fruits and white flowers. It is very quick growing in sandy, acid type soils. It is suitable for windbreaks or low shade areas and is found native on Kangaroo Island, from Mt. Taylor to Flinders Chase Conservation Park, South Australia.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Variable - Tree to 15 m or mallee to 4 m, lignotuber
Flower Color White, groups of 9-19
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Light moisture
Native South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletTree to 15 m or mallee to 4 m, variable
bulletQuick growing in acid, sandy soils
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletBest in sandy, acid soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSun lover
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletExcellent for windbreaks

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.


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