Eucalyptus burracoppinensis   

Burracoppin mallee

Section Bisectae
Series Curviptera

Description: A mallee type shrub, found in Western Australia that is drought resistant. The bark is rough on the lower trunk with smooth gray bark above.  The leaves are alternating, relatively narrow, shaped like a lance and mid-green in color.  The flowers are normally white and quite showy, up to 5 cm across.  This species is generally found in the central wheatbelt of Western Australia in the Merredin and Burracopin area, south to Kulin.  Lignotuber.

Culture: Loam or sandy loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low rainfall.

Uses: Drought tolerant, ornamental plantings, hedges and windbreaks.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee 9 - 18', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow
Placement Sun
Soil type Sand
Soil Moisture (minimum) 250 mm (10") per year
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee less than 20' high
bulletAccepts full sun

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive, small accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture needs - drought resistant
bulletLow to no maintenance

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.  55 seeds per gram.
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