E. oleosa ssp flocktoniae

E. flocktoniae ssp hebes 

Eucalyptus flocktoniae

May be ssp hebes

Mallee Merrit

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           
Subsection Destitutae
              
Series Subulatae

Description: This mallee species is found native in West Australia, multiple stems with whipstick trunks.  The bark is smooth, gray to creamy brown to coppery orange.  You will sometimes find a small amount of ribbon type bark at the base of the trunk.  The flowers are pale yellow to white, in groups of 7 or 9.  Adult leaves are slightly glossy to glossy, dark green to bluish green.  The juvenile leaves are unusual, having a twisted shape to them (strongly decurrent) and opposite for many pairs.

Culture: Sun, well drained soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low moisture needs - 10" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental, small landscapes

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Mallee to 8 m (24'), lignotuber
Flower Color Pale yellow to white
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMultiple trunks to 24'
bulletAttractive bark and bark colors
bulletModerate growth rate

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletSun loving

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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