Eucalyptus salubris

Gimlet

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Series Contortae

Description: An erect, branching tree 36-45' at maturity.  It features a distinctive red-brown or greenish bark that is shiny and smooth.  Sometimes when young, the trunk is spirally fluted or twisted.  A species from West Australia goldfields, annual rainfall 200-380 mm (8-15").  Prefers moderate or dry climate.  Tends to kill most plant life below the tree.  Does best in heavy clay and alkaline soils - usually frost resistant. Grow this one for the bark alone - it is quite unique.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree 36-45', (15 m), no lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive shiny bark
bulletRounded crown
bulletExcellent for low moisture areas
bulletMay have a spiral fluted trunk

Problem Solving Features

bulletModerate size
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLoves sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.

 

Copyright Windmill Outback Nursery. All rights reserved.

Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM

australiaplants@nexet.net

http://www.australiaplants.com/Eucalyptus_salubris.htm

              www.australiaplants.com