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Salt Lake Mallee

Plant type: evergreen tree
H: 4m W: 4m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun

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snails & slugs
Likely hiding spots during the day are under pots, masonry and rocks; between plants and walls, trees or posts and at the base of plants with strappy leaves.


Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.

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