Kwaral, Ridge-fruited mallee
Description: This is a small mallee type species growing to 6-15' x 9-21'. The bark is generally smooth with some decorticated strips of rough bark on lower stems. The bark color ranges from pale gray, to gray-brown, white to pinkish to a copper color in the upper branches. The flowers occur in groups of 3 to 7, color ranges from creamy white to pale yellow and sometimes rarely pale pink. Eucalyptus angulosa is generally considered a coastal species with very coarse leaves, buds and fruit.
Culture: Loam or sandy loam type soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low moisture needs, 10" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental, somewhat rare species.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Mallee to 15', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Creamy white|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||West Australia, South Australia|
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