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Eucalyptus wyolensis - Lake Wyola Mallee - 50 Seeds

Eucalyptus wyolensis - Lake Wyola Mallee - 50 Seeds

Myrtaceae - No shipment to Western Australia or Tasmania
Eucalyptus wyolensis, commonly known as the Lake Wyola Mallee is an unusual and rare species known from only two populations in the South Australian part of the Great Victoria Desert.
It is a multi-stemmed Mallee to 7m in height with rough, fibrous, grey to grey-brown bark on lower stems and smooth, tan to grey to cream bark above.
Juvenile growth (coppice or field seedlings to 50cm): stems markedly glaucous and square in cross-section; juvenile leaves opposite and sessile, cordate, 5 - 10cm long, 4 -7 cm wide and glaucous.
Adult leaves in the mature crown are waxy and glaucous and similar to juvenile leaves, but venation is often obscured by the white surface wax,
Flowers occur in axillary in groups of 9 - 11. Buds to 18mm long and 8mm wide, waxy, bud-cap horn-shaped longer than the base. 
It produces attractive round to barrel-shaped fruit to 11mm long and 10.5mm wide, waxy and glaucous and prominently displayed when young.
Flowers are pale yellow appearing sporadically following rain.
It is found naturally growing on deep red sand on plains in open Mallee vegetation and is drought resistant and lightly frost tolerant.  In cultivation it requires a sandy or sandy loam soil with good drainage
50 premium quality seeds shipped on receipt of cleared funds. 
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