Eucalyptus stricklandii

Strickland's gum

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Series Stricklandianae

Description: Medium ornamental tree 18-24' with short heavy trunk. Black tessellated bark at base, smooth reddish-grey or cinnamon bark above. Shiny light gray-green leathery leaves, vivid lemon yellow flowers. Tolerant of frost, drought, lime and salt.  Fast growing - a good shade tree that responds well to pruning.  West Australia

Culture: Sun, loam or clay loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall 9 inches.

Uses: Ornamental, hedges and screens, firewood, honey production, frost tolerant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree 18-24', 9 m, lignotuber absent
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Fast
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive yellow flowers
bulletAttractive bark
bulletMedium size for home gardens

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for hedges and screens
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletFrost tolerant
bulletSun

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  65-145 seeds per gram.

 

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