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Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Plant name: Red box

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC.

Cultural notes: Requires well drained soils in full sun or part shade. Naturally occurring in low nutrient stony soils on dry ridges and slopes.

Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and low nutrient soils.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer

Flower colour: Clusters of diamond-shaped buds open to creamy-white flowers. Fruit are barrel shaped.

Foliage colour: Foliage is slate-green to blue-grey. Leaves are ovate in shape to 5cm in length and Width:.

Width: up to 15m

Height: up to 25m

Plant spacing: 500cm apart

Recommended uses: An attractive ornamental tree grown for its glaucous foliage.

Description: A medium sized, often spreading tree to 25m in Height:. Rough fibrous grey to brown bark may or may not be shed annually to reveal smooth bark beneath. Foliage is slate-green to blue-grey and white flowers are produced in spring and summer.