Eucalyptus eremophila
Tall Sand Mallee

Uses: A highly ornamental and hardy species for contrast as a background plant in wider verges, nature strips, parks and reserves or grouped as a wind-break and wind erosion control.
Attracts nectar eating birds and insects for food and habitat.
Note: This species is classified schedule 1, 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.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 3-8m
  • Spread 4-8m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Eucalyptus eremophila
  • Common Name Tall Sand Mallee
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Dense, Upright to spreading
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, Pink, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Winter
  • Foliage Bright-green
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Shade, Wind protection
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)