Eucalyptus apiculata - Narrow-Leaved Mallee Ash
The Narrow-leaved Mallee Ash is a small evergreen tree with feathery-style deep green foliage, which looks comfortable in the British landscape. Thrives in free draining and dry soils once established.
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Botanical Name: Eucalyptus apiculata
MYRTACEÆ; Myrtle Family
Common Name: Narrow-leaved Mallee Ash, Narrow-leaved Mountain Mallee (Blue Mountains, New South Wales)
Status: Evergreen Tree
Origin: E. apiculata is endemic to the Sydney and Blue Mountains area of NSW and is designated as rare due to a limited distribution.
Why we like this variety:-
- Rare, beautiful mallee or small tree
- Excellent bark detail
- Good for growing in large containers
- Green foliage looks natural in the British landscape
- Thrives in dry soil conditions
Description, habit, uses and attributes:
As a mallee, E. apiculata often produces new slender stems at the base of the tree, off the lignotuber
The adult foliage points upwards and do not droop, giving the tree a feathery air.
Related to Eucalyptus stricta (which is also beautiful)
Meaning of name: apiculata - Botanical Latin apiculatus, ending abruptly in a point; refers to the leaves
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