Eucalyptus calycogona
RED MALLEE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: medium soil salinity, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
7m

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Flowers: cream or pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: glossy; mid green

Ornamental Fruit: ribbed capsule

Bark & Stems: grey smooth bark and peeling in ribbons
 
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Eucalyptus calycogona
RED MALLEE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: medium soil salinity, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
7m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream or pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: glossy; mid green

Ornamental Fruit: ribbed capsule

Bark & Stems: grey smooth bark and peeling in ribbons


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush & mediterranean designs

Uses: shade tree, informal screen, windbreak, coppice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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