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LONG-FLOWERED MARLOCK
Eucalyptus macrandra

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Photo Locations: Leaning Pine Arboretum - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and UC Santa Cruz, CA

General Notes

Saline tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 8-12 degrees F.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to Southwestern Australia.

Family: Myrtaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 25 feet.

Width: 15 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Light Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Cream or Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Light Brown or Gray, Exfoliating or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Not Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus macrandra Tree Record." 1995-2017. Sep 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-macrandra >

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