Eucalyptus calcareana
Nundroo Mallee

Uses: Variable form of eucalyptus usually grows as a tall tree but sometimes found as a dense mallee up to 4 metres high.
Distinctive smooth bark with ribbons of cream, grey and orange-tan.
Generally found in coastal areas of Western Eyre Peninsula..
Has a spreading crown which makes it an excellent tree for exposed locations and is suitable as a windbreak or shade.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:NU: Nullarbor   
:GT: Gairdner-Torrens     
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 4-15m
  • Spread 4-15m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus calcareana
  • Common Name Nundroo Mallee
  • Origin SA, WA
  • Habit Tall, Spreading, Dense
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, White
  • Flowering Time Winter, Spring
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Eucalypt-type
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Shade, Wind protection
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)