Long-leaved box, Apple, Bundy, Olive-barked Box
Description: A straggly tree with rough bark that is fibrous and dark gray to gray-brown in color. Juvenile leaves are round, sessile (without a leaf stalk), gray in color and glaucous. Adult leaves are glossy and dark green. White flowers occur in groups of 7. Grows in poor soils, found in the tablelands of New South Wales and Victoria.
Culture: Sun, acid soil, clay loam, loam. Does best in soils with low fertility.
Uses: Koala browse.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Medium tree to 49' (15m), lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
|Native||New South Wales, Victoria|
Problem Solving Features
Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM