Description: A tree with salmon colored to grey or grey-brown bark. The bark changes color with the seasons! It has shining glossy green leaves and small fruits. The timber has been used in railway sleepers, firewood and mining operations. Prefers fast draining soil as in its native habitat it only receives a small amount of rain. West Australia. Nice, dense, umbrella shaped crown. Fast growing, about 8' tall in 4 years. Tolerant of drought, lime, salt & moderate frost - prefers heavy soils. Suitable for slightly saline sites (ECe 200-400 mS/m.
Culture: Sun, acid soil pH, loam, 10" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade trees, firewood, timber suitable for ground contact, frost tolerant, wind resistant, soil stabilization.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Large tree to 78' (24m), lignotuber absent|
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