Eucalyptus youngiana

Ooldea mallee, Yarldarlba

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Series Curviptera

Description: A very popular specimen due to its beautiful large, red or yellow flowers.
The species is from Southern Australia in the Great Victoria Desert.  An open mallee to 24' tall - huge red or yellow flowers followed by unusual red ridged pods.  Prefers well drained sandy soil - tolerates drought & lime - frost tender when young.

Culture: Sun, sand, sandy loam, acid pH, 8" annual rainfall.

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

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small tree or mallee, 8-10 m, lignotuber
Flower Color Large red, pink or bright yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Native South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee
bulletLarge red, pink or bright yellow flowers
bulletPopular specimen

Problem Solving Features

bulletSpecies for full sun
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow water requirements
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletModerate growth rate
bulletContainers or planters

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.

 

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