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Eucalyptus baureana

blue box

A medium sixed tree growing to a height of 30m and spreading 15m. Rough greyish bark and ovate leaves to 9cm in length and 6cm in width. The leaves are quite rounded which gives the tree a dense crown.
originNSW, Vic.
cultural notesPrefers well drained moist soils in a sunny position.
toleratesFrost and drought tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourFlower buds are yellow and club shaped, followed by profuse white flowers occuring in clusters. Fruit are green conical capsules.
foliage colourLeaves are blue-grey to pale green, and ovate in shape. They are prominantly midveined with slight undulations at the margins.
widthup to 15m
heightup to 30m
plant spacing500cm apart
recommended usesAn excellent shade tree for larger gardens.

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