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Eucalyptus spathulata

Narrow Leaf Gimlet

Swamp Mallee
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Eucalyptus spathulata
Principal Common Name Narrow Leaf Gimlet
Common Name(s) Swamp Mallee
Description Small evergreen tree with creamy gold flowers in late spring are followed by small, bell shaped, seed capsules.
General Comments Once established, potentially one of the best small eucalyptus for Phoenix residential landscape
Nativity Australia
Height Range 0 - 20 FT
Spread Range 0 - 20 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 5 : 6 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Fine : Needle-like
Form Small Tree
Flower Color Creamy Gold
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Clay : Loam : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Form : Heat Tolerant : Wet tolerant

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