Eucalyptus sturgissiana

Ettrema mallee


Description: This species is generally found along the South Coast or Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.  It is a restricted and uncommon species, usually found growing in low shrub heath on sandy, swampy soils.  It has a mallee (multiple stems) habit and grows to about 15' (5m).  The bark is generally smooth, gray or gray-brown in color and shedding type.  Juvenile leaves are jointed (connate).  Some frost tolerance noted.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Mallee 15' (5 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun, part shade
Culture Moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee to 15'
bulletAttractive foliage
bulletModerate growth rate

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for sandy, swampy soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSomething 'Different'

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