Eucalyptus sargentii ssp sargentii

Salt river gum, Salt river mallet

SUBGENUS
   SYMPHYOMYRTUS
     
Section Bisectae
        
Subsection Glandulosae
            Series Erectae
               Subseries Pedicellatae

Description: Small, low branching tree 18-36' x 15-24'. Young branches are somewhat red, foliage is dense. Does best with rainfall averages of 14-25 inchesSuitable for very extreme saline sites (ECe 800-1600 mS/m.  Quite attractive bark features - rough at the trunk, but smooth above and a pink/brown color.

Culture: Sun, sandy loam, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, hedges and windbreaks, waterlogged soils, salt affected areas, tannin, frost tolerant, wind resistant, soil stabilization.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree to 36' (11 m) lignotuber absent/present
Flower Color White to pale lemon
Growth Rate Moderate
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSpecies for smaller gardens
bulletDense foliage
bulletOrnamental - many uses
bulletAttractive bark features
 

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for smaller planting areas
bulletSalt tolerant
bulletLow maintenance
bulletGood for hedges, screens, water-logged soils
bulletFrost tolerant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  83-220 seeds per gram.
 
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