Plant name: Red box
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
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.