Eucalyptus orbifolia – Round Leaf Mallee

A small to medium multi-stemmed mallee tree with masses of attractive yellow-cream flowers from mid winter to late spring. Bird attractant. It has oval grey green leaves, and interesting ‘minnirichi’ bark which is reddish and continually peels and curls to expose the lighter bark beneath.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 6
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus orbifolia
Common Name : Mallee
Height : 8
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects