Description: This is a small mallee or shrub to about 12' high. Outstanding specimen! This species features large, 4-sided red pods and has the largest leaf found on any Eucalypt. The leaves are thick and glossy, dark green; bark is smooth gray. The large red flower buds and shiny green leaves, small size and low maintenance really make this one special!
Culture: Sand, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 16 inches per year.
Uses: ornamental plantings, flowers, foliage and fruit, frost tolerant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small specimen to 12' (4 m), lignotuber|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM