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Eucalyptus erythronema Hot Threads

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Wantirna
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eucalyptus erythronema Hot Threads Hot Threads Gum, White Mallee, Lindsay Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Open Canopy, Upright

Description:
Hot Threads has stunning trunks that are waxy white with seasonal patches of red bark; the canopy is of fine grey-green leaves and large blood-red blossoms that are magnets to honey-eating birds in spring & summer. As it will only grow to 7m tall and 3-5m wide it is suitable for most garden spaces, and in groups or mixed among contrasting trunks they look astonishing when planted any broad landscape design. Suited to temperate & semi arid climates in well drained neutral to acid ph soils. Frost tolerant inland and will grow in near-coastal sites.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Feature, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. Images and information supplied by Austraflora.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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