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Description

Please note: The project is aimed at revegetating the understorey, therefore only 5% of your order may be made up of trees (small, medium and large) eg. In a box of 20 plants 1 of the plants may be a tree species.

Common name: Red Mallee
Height: 3-6m
Width: 3-6m canopy

Description: Dull green leaves. Flowers are white/pale yellow in spring and summer. Bark covers only lower parts of tree trunks.

Growing and distribution: Widely occurring on Adelaide Plains  – common mallee species in all well-drained soils.

Beneficial Attributes: Aborigines crushed the leaves for medicines and made bowls, shields and spears from the bark and obtained water from roots. Butterfly nectar food plant. Attracts birds.

Specific location issues: Adelaide plains, foothills rain <500.