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Mottlecah is an easy-to-grow, small tree or sprawling, large shrub with highly ornamental, silver foliage and stunning, large red flowers.

Small Tree Feature Foliage Suitable for Pots Waterwise Birds Flowers

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Noongar Name: Mottlecah

Scientific Name: Eucalyptus macrocarpa

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Small tree with a maximum height up to 5m

Flower: Red

Flowering Time: All Year

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Prefers an open, full-sun position.

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Waterwise Listing

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals



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