Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Red Box

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.

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Common Name Red Box
Foliage Evergreen 269
Form Oval 118
Mature Size 10-15 x 5m
Family Myrtaceae 132
Genus Eucalyptus 57
Species Polyanthemos 2
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.
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