Eucalyptus cneorifolia

Kangaroo Island narrow-leaved mallee

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Bisectae
           sub
series Fusiformes

Description: A small mallee type to 15' with white flowers. This species is used primarily for oil extraction and is often cultivated for the attractive foliage. It is quick growing, suitable for windbreaks and erosion control and does well on limestone type soils. It is a rare species from Kangaroo Island and has no closely related species.

Culture: Sun, well drained acid or alkaline soil, sandy loam, low moisture requirement.

Uses: Shrub or small tree, oil production, ornamental, windbreaks, coastal area plantings, essential oils, cut flowers, foliage and fruits.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small tree or mallee to 16', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee to 16'
bulletWhite flowers and attractive foliage
bulletRare species

Problem Solving Features

bulletAttractive accent plant or tree
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs
bulletGood for erosion control/windbreaks

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
 
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