Lophostemon confertus

Queensland Brush Box

A rainforest tree native to the North-Eastern parts of Australia, this is a fast growing tree which is rarely affected by pests and diseases. Dome-like in shape, it develops a very dense foliage cover of dark green, leathery leaves providing good shade for the summer months. This variety rarely sheds limbs and has salmon coloured bark which flakes off over summer revealing orange-brown tones on the trunk. Summer also brings clusters of small white flowers whose stamens give them a decorative fluffy appearance.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
30cm/14L 1.0-1.2m Available now
40cm/27L 1.5-1.8m In production
100L 2.5-3.0m In production
Common Name Queensland Brush Box
Foliage Evergreen 273
Form Oval 118
Mature Size 15 x 10m
Family Myrtaceae 133
Genus Lophostemon 4
Species Confertus 3
Uses
Great for parks and gardens and as a feature tree. Great native choice that gives great shade.
Position & Soil
Prefers full sun in well drained, sandy/loam soils. Can tolerate dry summers once established.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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