Eucalyptus incrassata
Ridge Fruited Mallee

Uses: As a shade or shelter tree in open parks and reserves. Mass plant with other Mallee species on wide roadside verges as a screen, wind-break, erosion control or shade tree.
Attracts nectar eating birds and insects for food and habitat. Requires good drainage. Responds well to coppicing.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 2 by SA Water and requires written approval before being planted in any street or drainage area. It should not be planted closer than 3.5 metres to any sewer main or connection.

:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 3-8m
  • Spread 4-7m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus incrassata
  • Common Name Ridge Fruited Mallee
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW, WA
  • Habit Moderately dense, Spreading
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal footslopes, Plains, 2nd line coast
  • Soil Texture Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, White, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Foliage Mid-green
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Shade
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Shedding
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)