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Forman's Mallee
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus formanii C. Gardner
Family: Myrtaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 5,6,8-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15 F (-10 C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southwest Western Australia

Growth Habits: Small tree or large shrub (mallee), 16 to 35 feet tall (5-10 m), 12 to 24 feet wide (3.6-7 m); lignotuber; the lower trunk has a rough gray bark, the rest of the trunk is smooth and gray; adult leaves: very narrow, dull green to silvery, 2.5 inches long (6.2 cm), 0.12 inch wide (3 mm); immature leaves: opposite, sessile, crenate, glaucous

Watering Needs: Occasional deep watering, drought resistant

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
White or cream flowers, abundant, but inconspicuous, in spring and summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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