Eucalyptus approximans - Barren Mountain Mallee

Eucalyptus approximans - Barren Mountain Mallee


Why we like this species:

  • Small tree or mallee
  • Attractive evergreen foliage - great visual texture
  • Can be used as an informal screen of moderate height
  • Foliage can be grown for floral art
  • Good container specimen short term for large terrace pots


Summary: Small evergreen Eucalyptus tree for normal to dry garden soils in neutral to acid range. Good for informal screen, floral art, patio pots and small natural copse. Very attractive foliage and good bark detail.   Likes a sheltered site out of cold winds. Should do well in Devon, Cornwall etc.  Call us on 0751 526 1511 for help in choosing your Euc.  


Botanical Name: Eucalyptus approximans

MYRTACEÆ; Myrtle Family

Common Name: Barren Mountain Mallee, Bell Fruited Ash

Status: Evergreen Tree

Origin: New South Wales, Southern Queensland. classified as a vulnerable species due to it limited location estimated to be less than 4 square km (Copeland 2008); largely within New England National Park, near Ebor

Nursery notes 2019: Late Summer/Early Autumn

Strong 3 year old trees now ready in 5 litre pots

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