Eucalyptus sideroxylon rosea

Red Flowering Ironbark

This Australian native tree is indigenous to eastern Australia. It has distinctive, very dark brown to black coloured bark which is deeply furrowed and does not shed. The dramatic bark provides great contrast to the foliage which is blueish-grey-green in colour. From winter to early spring, pink to red flowers are borne in clusters of seven. This tree creates a great habitat for native fauna and is a valuable source for honey production.

  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Common Name: Red Flowering Ironbark
  • Mature Size (h x w): 15 x 6-10m
  • Form: Oval
  • Genus: Eucalyptus

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Availability

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Container Height  
30cm/14L 0.8-1.0m Shortlist
40cm/27L 1.5-1.8m Shortlist
50cm/52L 1.8-2.4m Shortlist

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Uses

A great tree that can be used in streetscapes and avenue planting. Creates great habitat for native fauna.

Position & Soil

Prefers full sun and will tolerate most soils. Can grow in very infertile soil. A hardy tree that can grow in areas of very little rainfall but can also tolerate high rainfall.

Categories

Evergreen
This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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Feature Bark
These tree selections have great trunk or bark colour and make great feature trees in their own right.
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Feature Flower
These trees offer an attractive colour or flower display that is worth noting.
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Native
This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.
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Shade Tree
This selections provide commanding shade when fully mature. A great option for backyard summer shade.
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Specimen
Also referred to as feature trees, these are noteworthy selections due to size, shape, foliage cover, seasonal colour or general knock-out attractiveness. They can stand-alone in any garden.
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Substitutes

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