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Eucalyptus calycogona

Red Mallee

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Water under leaf structure in winter to avoid powdery mildew.

Germination
 

Germination 3-6 weeks. Soaking seed in a large volume of water for 24hrs, changing the water several times then rinsing well, may aid germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimum germination temperature 20°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Year Round

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed will retain viability for a long time (4-7 years) if stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings