Eucalyptus spathulata | Swamp Mallee

The leaves of Swamp Mallee are atypical compared to other Eucalyptus. They are long, slender and ribbonlike to 2 to 3 inches long. The smooth, reddish peeling bark of its trunk and branches also offer interest. Makes a nice evergreen screen, blending well with desert plants. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 25 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: yellow, cream

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds