Dulyumuk, Silver Mallet, Silver Mallee
Description: A mallee to 5 m tall that forms a lignotuber. The bark is smooth throughout, silvery gray and green-gray over pale brown-orange. The adult leaves are glossy green to dark green, lanceolate to falcate in shape. The flowers are creamy white or greenish yellow. A mallee endemic to Western Australia, found from Dongarra south-east to Albany and Esperance mainly on sandy sites in the wheatbelt and coastal plains. Eucalyptus falcata is closely related to three other mallet species: Eucalyptus argyphea, Eucalyptus ornata and Eucalyptus recta.
Culture: Sandy or gravel type soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee to 15', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||White, greenish-yellow|
|Soil||Acid, gravels, sand|
|Culture||14" annual rainfall|
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