Eucalyptus decurva

Slender mallee

Section Bisectae
Subsection Destitutae
                Series Decurvae

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.

Climate data:

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
Flower Color white
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels
Culture annual rainfall - probably 20" or less
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletAttractive foliage and flowers
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in acid soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance

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