Eucalyptus preissiana Seeds - Bell Fruited Mallee

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Eucalyptus preissiana is a woody evergreen perennial member of the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. E. preissiana is commonly called bell-fruited mallee and is native to Australia. The tree can grow up to 10 and 15 feet tall. The bark is smooth and grayish brown with oblong-shaped leaves. The leaves are also grayish green and oppositely arranged. Blooms occur during spring and are composed of clusters of yellow stamens with a dark green center. Eucalyptus preissiana is grown as an ornamental plant for its showy yellow flowers. Established plants thrive in full sun and well-draining soil. Water adequately when soil becomes dry. USDA plant hardiness zones 7b to 10b. 

Eucalyptus preissiana seeds should be surface sown and lightly watered or misted into a well draining potting mixture. Lightly add a thin layer of the potting mixture over the sown seeds, making sure light is still able to reach them. Store seeds indoors or in a shaded area and keep the potting medium moist but not soaking wet. Ideal germination temperatures range from 75°F to 85°F. Germination typically takes 1 to 3 weeks to occur. Even with optimal conditions, germination may be slow and sporadic.



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