Eucalyptus albida

White-leaved Mallee

Section Bisectae
            Series Porantherae

Description: A bushy, multi-stemmed mallee to about 15' tall.  It has distinctive blue/white juvenile foliage on the lower branches, lanceolate, lustrous green adult leaves on upper branches.  Small white flowers appear in clusters along the slender branches.  The bark is a polished brown or gray-brown.  This mallee is found native in the open sand-heaths of Western Australia.

Culture: Sandy or gravel type soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, hedges or windbreaks, useful cut flowers, foliage or fruit

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 9', lignotuber
Flower Color Creamy white
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, gravels, sand
Culture 14" annual rainfall
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletAttractive foliage
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSuitable for windbreaks or hedges

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.  250 seeds per gram, viability 85%.
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