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Eucalyptus melliodora

yellowbox

A medium to large sized tree, growing to 30m. A broad crown to 25m in width. The branches often have a gnarled twisting form. The lower bark is rough and flaky, brownish, tinged with yellow near the base, smooth and pale on the upper trunk and branches.
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originNSW, ACT, Vic, Qld.
cultural notesHardy in most soils in full sun or part shade.
toleratesFrost and drought tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourProfuse creamy-white, very occassionally pink, flowers appear from club-shaped buds. Fruit are hemispherical with 4 or 5 valves.
foliage colourThe adult foliage can vary from a light green to a blueish-grey, leaves are lanceolate to 14cm. Juvenile foliage is ovate to 11cm.
widthup to 25m
heightup to 30m
plant spacing1000cm apart
recommended usesA good tree for large gardens and parks. Bee attractant.
 
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