Eucalyptus websteriana

An attractive small mallee type Eucalyptus, it has a spreading habit and lovely peeling mini ritchi type bark, and heart shaped leaves. It grows only to around 4 metres high with a spread around the same. Flowers in spring to early summer with yellow blossoms, followed by decorative seed capsules. Naturally grows in Western Australia around Esperance to Kalgoorlie on rocky outcrops, is happy to grow in heavier soils as well as lighter ones as long as it gets good drainage, a decorative tree with low water needs.

Scientific Name:Eucalyptus websteriana
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Gum Tree
Other Common Names:Websters Mallee
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:3 ~ 4 metres
Width:2.5 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.