This eucalypt is a small tree with rough fibrous bark and cream flowers in summer followed by round brown gumnuts. It can grow from 5 to 15 metres high, generally about 8 metres, and can be a tree or have a multi-stemmed mallee habit. Native to Western Australia on sandy alkaline soils. Drought and frost tolerant.
|Scientific Name:||Eucalyptus todtiana|
|Other Common Names:||Pricklybark|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||5 ~ 15 metres|
|Width:||4 ~ 10 metres|
|Ph Level:||Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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