Eucalyptus sessilis

Finke river mallee

 

Description: This is a small mallee or shrub to about 9' high.  Outstanding, large red pods with bright cream/yellow flowers in groups of 7 make this one you should add to your list!  The bark is smooth, gray and deciduous.  Leaves are thick, broadly shaped like a lance and gray-green in color.  The fruit buds are ribbed with a prominent erect ring surrounding the valves.  Needs well drained, low moisture.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small specimen to 9' (3 m)
Flower Color Cream/Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native Central Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall specimen to 9'
bulletMallee or small tree habit
bulletAttractive buds and flowers
bulletDrought tolerant

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmall size suited for smaller landscape projects
bulletLow water use
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletDrought resistant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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