Eucalyptus diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
Coastal White Mallee

Uses: A Mallee with variable habit depending where it is grown. Generally a tall Mallee however can be found as low as 50cm on exposed coastal cliffs.
Will grow in very harsh conditions however does not like water logging or salt affected soils.
Note: These trees and shrubs are listed in Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act and may be planted in any street or road in any drainage area provided they are not planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

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

:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.  

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 2-10m
  • Spread 2-8m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
  • Common Name Coastal White Mallee
  • Origin SA, WA, Vic
  • Habit Spreading, Dense
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, White
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Eucalypt-type
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)