Eucalyptus cyanophylla

Blue-leaved mallee, Ghost mallee

Section Dumaria
            Series Rufispermae

Description: The bluish-gray leaves are quite outstanding on this species.  Rather small in size, only to about 15', this is an excellent species for the smaller landscape.  The bark is partly smooth with ribbons of shedding decorticated strips in the top.  Generally found at higher elevations on sandy ground with good drainage. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Mallee to 15', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, loam, sandy loam, sands
Culture 18" minimum annual rainfall
Native Victoria, South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee to 15'
bulletAttractive foliage
bulletBluish-gray foliage

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSmall species for landscapes and gardens
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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