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Lake Wyola Mallee
Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: N 433
Characteristics: Mallee shrub to 7 m
Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 300
A rare multi-stemmed Mallee shrub with rough fibrous Grey-brown bark on the lower stem and tan to cream bark on the upper stem and branches.
The attractive ovate juvenile leaves can be useful in floral arrangements.
Horn-shaped flower buds 18 mm long and 8 mm wide occur in clusters of 9-11 opening to reveal attractive yellow flowers.
Native to South Australia.
Prefers light to medium well-drained soil in an open sunny position, drought and frost resistant.
Eucalypt's germinate readily from seed and are generally considered 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, avoiding the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
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.
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