Eucalyptus spathulata

Swamp mallet

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Subsection Glandulosae
                Series Erectae
                    Subseries Abundae

Description: A 18-30' tree with a narrow, dense foliage canopy.  Attractive red flowers. The bark is smooth, a satiny gray to salmon-pink.  Fast growing, adaptable tree for poorly drained soils from West Australia.  Attractive brown and green buds followed by white flower clusters.  Thrives in heavy soils and can withstand some seasonal waterlogging - frost and drought and resistant. Suitable for very extreme saline sites (ECe 800-1600 mS/m.

Culture: Sun, acid pH, clay loam, sandy loam, 12" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental, attractive crown, satiny bronze looking bark.  Excellent for saline sites.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Mallet 18-30', NO lignotuber
Flower Color White, a red variety is also available (we offer red)
Growth Rate Moderate to fast
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive red flowers
bulletDoes well in poorly drained soils
bulletSmall size for home gardens

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent tree
bulletGreat for moist areas
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFast growth rate
bulletSun

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Approximately 440 seeds per gram.

 

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