Plant name: Yellowbox
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD.
Cultural notes: Hardy in most soils in full sun or part shade.
Tolerates: Frost and drought tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: Profuse creamy-white, very occassionally pink, flowers appear from club-shaped buds. Fruit are hemispherical with 4 or 5 valves.
Foliage colour: The adult foliage can vary from a light green to a blueish-grey, leaves are lanceolate to 14cm. Juvenile foliage is ovate to 11cm.
Width: up to 25m
Height: up to 30m
Plant spacing: 1000cm apart
Recommended uses: A good tree for large gardens and parks. Bee attractant.
Description: 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.