Eucalyptus buprestium

Apple Mallee, Ball-fruited mallee


Description: This West Australia mallee has smooth, greenish brown and cream bark shedding in ribbons.  The crown is dense and rounded.  It has a striking feature where the small buds form into large fruits which are globular. It is generally found growing along coastal and sub-coastal sandplains.

Culture: Sand, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 12 inches per year.

Uses: Ornamental, hedges/windbreaks, screening.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee 6-18' x 9-18', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletExcellent for screens/windbreaks

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture needs

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.  4 seeds per gram, germination 54%.
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