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Tree Eucalyptus polyanthemos Red Box

 

 

 

 
Description This Australian native tree naturally occurs on the tablelands of New South Wales and is capable of tolerating difficult, dry stony soils. Juvenile foliage is oval in shape and grey-green in colour whilst the mature, adult leaves are more ovate. The short trunk can be smooth or box like (fissured). Flowering occurs from September to January during which small white flowers appear.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Oval
   
Mature Size 10-15 x 5m    
Uses A great street/ avenue planting tree. Can also be used in Parks and Gardens for shade and native habitat    
Position & Soil Is tolerant of most soils even the most difficult of sites but does need good drainage. Can tolerate very dry conditions.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 30cm/14L (0.8-1.2m)
• 40cm/27L (1.4-1.6m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.0m)
   
Substitutes Eucalyptus melliodora
Eucalyptus melliodora 'Beardsell Pink'
   
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