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Eucalyptus socialis - Red Mallee / Summer Red Mallee - 50 seeds

Eucalyptus socialis - Red Mallee / Summer Red Mallee - 50 seeds

SKU: EUCSOCI
$3.30Price
Myrtaceae species - No shipment to WA or TAS
 
This Australian native grows as a Mallee to 10m tall, forming a lignotuber and has a widespread distribution in the Mallee lands in southern Australia, also in the Great Victoria Desert and in numerous other desert sites NW to the Pilbara of WA, north and NE to central Australia and disjunctly in central QLD on red aeolian sands.
 
The bark is smooth throughout or with persistent fibrous, flaky bark on the lower trunks, smooth bark is white to light grey or pale coppery brown, often with ribbons of decorticated bark in the upper branches.
 
Juvenile foliage is sessile, ovate to lanceolate or elliptical dull grey green or rarely glaucous, adult foliage lanceolate and dull green or grey green 5 -14cm long x 1 - 2.2cm wide.
 
Flower buds occur in clusters of 9 - 13 with a prominent beaked cap that open up to reveal pale yellow flowers thoughout the year but the main flush is from Winter to Summer.
 
50 premium quality seeds shipped on receipt of cleared funds.