Eucalyptus patens

Blackbutt

Subgenus EUCALYPTUS

Description A tall tree to 120' (40 m) forming a lignotuber.  The bark is rough to small branches, stringy, crumbly, corky, fissured. Adult leaves are lanceolate, dull green. Endemic to Western Australia. E. patens is found from north-east of Perth on the Toodjay road, south and south-east to west of Albany on moist loamy sites in the valleys and sometimes on the lowlands, less often on low hills. TOLERANT OF FLOODING

Culture: Sun, well drained acid pH soil.

Uses: Ornamental for smaller landscapes

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree to 120'
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Culture Moderate moisture
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletWhite flowers
bulletTolerant of temporary flooding conditions
bulletFast growing

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for moist/temporary flooding
bulletLow maintenance

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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