Description: 9-15' x 15-18' mallee type that survives on 7" of water per year. Buntine West Australia. This species is usually found on sand-plains in the northern wheatbelt and goldfields of Western Australia. The bark is generally smooth, a light pink-gray or white-gray color and somewhat shedding at the base. The adult leaves are generally narrow lanceolate to lanceolate and glossy green. The flowers are white and in clusters of 7 to 11.
Culture: Sun, sandy loam, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 7 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, hedges and screens, honey production, frost tolerant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee to 15', lignotuber|
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