Description: A small mallee species to 3m (9') found naturally in heath-lands, coastal and sub-coastal areas of the Darling and Sterling Range, Fitzgerald River National Park. The bark is pale, white-gray, salmon to yellow-green and smooth in texture. The surface may be somewhat powdery. Juvenile growth is a dull, grayish-green while the adult growth takes on a glossy green color. The branchlets have a white waxy coating over a dark red. Flowers are white in buds of 7 and down-curved. It is only related to one other species, E. doratoxylon.
Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam, .
Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Mallee to 9' with lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels|
|Culture||annual rainfall - probably 20" or less|
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