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Tree Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box




Description This tree is a medium to tall grower, best known for its unusual bark which varies from smooth to rough all the way down the trunk. Often the bark varies presenting an array of colours including grey, yellow, red and brown and occasionally, can be very dark and rough. Very fragrant, white flowers appear during the warmer months.    
Mature Size 10-15 x 8-10m    
Uses A great shade tree and for street plantings. Used widely in honey production. Good for native habitat in gardens and parks.    
Position & Soil Can handle most soil types from heavy clay to sandy loam. Can handle soil that is well-drained and periods of waterlogging.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 30cm/14L (0.8-1.2m)
• 40cm/27L (1.6-1.8m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.4m)
Substitutes Eucalyptus melliodora 'Beardsell Pink'
Eucalyptus polyanthemos
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