Kangaroo Island narrow-leaved mallee
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|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
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