Eucalyptus rigens

Saltlake mallee

Section Dumaria
            Series Tetrapterae

Description: A small mallee to 4m from West Australia with a shrubby habit.  Salt tolerance is excellent and makes a good species for salinity reclamation.  The bark is smooth, various colors of gray, whitish gray and pinkish brown.  The leaves are very stiff in nature and light green to blue-gray.  Found along salt lakes on sandy to clay soil types north of Esperance. 

Climate data:

Culture: Full sun, sandy to clay soils.  Very salt tolerant.

Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental, salt tolerant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone
Type Mallee 16', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, sand or clay
Culture annual rainfall - probably 20" or less
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in saline soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance

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