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|
|Growth Rate||Slow to moderate|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
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