Eucalyptus stoatei

Scarlet pear gum

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Dumaria
            Series Tetrapterae

Description: This species has large, pyriform, ribbed buds and fruits. The buds are red, the filaments are yellow. It has a small, slender tree habit and is suitable as a small specimen for accents. Juvenile leaves are ovate and green, adult leaves vary from oblong, elliptic to ovate & lanceolate. Found native in a small area of Jerdacuttup West Australia, in gravel sand and sandy loams. It tolerates drought, lime and saline soils - light frosts only.

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

Uses: Ornamental plantings, firewood, honey production, wind resistant plants.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallet to 18' (6 m), NO lignotuber
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Slow
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallet to 18'
bulletUnusually large buds and fruits
bulletExcellent for accent specimen

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive accent specimen
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletPossible use as a container specimen
bulletLoves sun

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  51 viable seeds per gram.  91% germination rate.

 

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