Eucalyptus dumosa

White mallee

(Latin dumosus, shrubby, in reference to the growth habit.)

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Dumaria
            Series Rufispermae

Description: A small mallee type to 30' with a shrubby growth habit found in the dry country of South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.  Juvenile leaves blue-gray to gray-green.  Adult leaves mature to a glossy green.  Bark tends to be rough on lower parts of stems (flaky or box type), gray to gray-brown in color.  Upper branches and stems tend to be smooth and shedding in ribbons.

Culture: Sun, gravels, loams, sandy loams, acid pH.

Uses: Ornamental plantings.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 30' (10 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Type Sandy loam - well drained
Soil Moisture (minimum) 16" per year
Native Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee to 30'
bulletShedding bark
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletShrubby habit
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods. 
 
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