Eucalyptus macrandra – Long-flowered Marlock

Wonderful displays of profuse lemon-coloured flowers with elongated buds on a small tree with interesting smooth bark are the ornamental features of this very useful eucalypt. Plant as a street or feature tree where its stunning flowering displays can be fully enjoyed. It is virtually maintenance free. Needs good drainage, free from frost, and a dry climate.

 

 

 

Scientific Name:Eucalyptus macrandra
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Long-flowered Marlock
Other Common Names:River Yate
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:3 ~ 8 metres
Width:4 ~ 10 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Bonsai, Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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