Eucalyptus albens

White Box

 

Description: This species has a large canopy and will provide dense shade.  It is a large tree, up to 75' tall (25 m), commonly found along the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range in New South Wales and Victoria.  The bark is finely fibrous, light gray in color - from a distance it almost appears smooth and white.  Juvenile and adult leaves are a bluish-gray to slate gray, flowers are creamy white in color and appear in groups of 7.  It is known for its frost resistance and hardiness, this tree performs well on a range of soil types.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large tree to 75', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil Acid, loam, sandy loam
Culture 18" minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales, Victoria
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge tree to 75'
bulletFast growing providing shade
bulletBluish-gray foliage

Problem Solving Features

bulletModerate moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLarge species for parks and gardens
bulletExcellent shade producer
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
 
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