Dalyeruk, Tallerack, Silver Marlock
Description: This small species from Cape Riche West Australia has a mallee habit to about 10'. The leaves are large, waxy and opposite. Unique buds are quadrangular, with stamens in four bundles, 12-18 mm long. Flowers are white or cream. New stems appear square sided and white in color. Older bark becomes gray to brown and sheds in strips. The species prefers sandy, well drained soils.
Culture: Sun, sand, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 16 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, honey production, coastal area plantings, cut flowers, foliage and fruits, frost tolerant, wind resistant plant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee to 10' (3 m)|
|Flower Color||White to cream|
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