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Tree Eucalyptus sideroxylon rosea Red Flowering Ironbark

 

 

 

 
Description 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 contrast to the foliage which is blue-grey-green mix 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.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Oval
   
Mature Size 15 x 6-10m    
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.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.7-2.0m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.4m)
   
Substitutes Eucalyptus torquata
Eucalyptus tricarpa
   
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