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Silver Mallee

Silver Mallee

Eucalyptus gillii

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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

5 m - 7 m

Spread Range:

3 m

Preferred positioning:

Full sun

Common uses:

Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Drought tolerant, Specimen plant, and Wow! factor

Flower Season/s:

Winter

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:

Perennial

Habitat:

Found in the arid and semi-arid regions of South Australia and western New South Wales. In its natural habitat, Eucalyptus gillii typically grows in open woodland or mallee communities, often on rocky hills, slopes, and ridges.

Leaf information:

Green, grey-green, blue-green

Preferred Soil:

While adaptable to a range of soil types, it prefers well-drained soil. If your garden has heavy or clay soil, consider amending to improve drainage.

This plants striking silvery-blue foliage and beautiful mallee growth form make it a standout feature in any garden. Highly adaptible it offers both aesthetic appeal and a unique touch of Australian native flora. Drought-tolerant once established and attractive for native fauna, including birds and bees, this plant will enhance the natural biodiversity of your garden. 

Care Considerations:

Consider the mature tree size when planting to ensure enough space is available. Avoid heavy pruning, however light pruning for shaping or to maintain size is recommended around late winter or early spring. You should also consider mulching around the base of the young tree for water retention and weed supression.
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