Eucalyptus steedmanii

Steedman's Mallet

Section Bisectae
Subsection Glandulosae
                Series Erectae
                    Subseries Abundae

Description: A mallet (specialized tree growth form found only in Western Australia.  It has slender stems and steeply angled branches, but lacks the lignotuber for re-growth.  The bark is smooth, light pink in color to a rich, red-brown and gray.  This species was "lost" for many years and located again in the 1970's.  It makes an attractive landscape specimen.

Culture: Loam or sandy loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low/moderate moisture needs.

Uses: Ornamental, good for smaller gardens due to it's size.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Mallet 36' (12 m), NO lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow to moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallet to 36'
bulletWhite flower color
bulletNative only in Western Australia

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture needs
bulletSmall species better suited smaller landscapes

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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