Eucalyptus falcata

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 yellowA 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.

Uses: Ornamental

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small mallee to 15', lignotuber
Flower Color White, greenish-yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, gravels, sand
Culture 14" annual rainfall
Native West Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall species for home gardens
bulletAttractive foliage and bark traits
bulletLow moisture requirements

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture needs

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