EUCALYPTUS macrocarpa 1000g

Rose of the West

SKU: E 16-1000g
Stock: In Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Myrtaceae
Sub-family: Myrtoideae
Characteristics: Small tree or Mallee 2-4 m spread 2.5 m

Seed per packet: Approx. 10
Seed per gram: Approx. 10-40

Size:
$1880.00 AUD Excl. GST

Arguably the most spectacular of the flowering gums in Australia with flowers up to 10 cm in diameter. The Rose of The West is a spreading mallee or small crooked tree 2-4 metres in height although usually around 2 metres in cultivation with large broad leaves silvery Grey leaves and powdery white branches.

The Large woody buds are a mealy grey exposing the most amazing yellow tipped bright red flowers once the cap opens. Flowers in clusters mainly spring and summer but isolated flowers can appear year round.

Endemic to Western Australia.

Prefers a light well-drained soil in an open sunny position, drought resistant but frost tender.

Grow notes:

Eucalypt's germinate readily from seed and are generally considered to be one of the easiest natives to grow from seed.

Depending on the species Eucalyptus seed comes in various sizes from very fine to several millimetres long.
As a rule of thumb seed that is fine should be sown on the surface of a porous mix and not buried. Seed 1 to 2 mm in diameter can be covered very lightly and seed from 2 mm up can be sown to a depth of the seed width.

Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C

  1. Sow seed at a depth of 1-2 mm in a seed raising mix.
  2. Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.
  3. Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded position to avoid dying out.
  4. Keep warm & moist, avoid drying out or waterlogging the growing mix.
  5. Germination generally occurs in around 10-28 days in the right condition.

General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.

Best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
Sow seed in a seed-raising mix just below the surface.
Water with a fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.
Germination generally occurs in around 10-28 days.

Please note:
These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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