Eucalyptus intertexta

Gum coolibah, Western Red Box, Inland Red Box

SUBGENUS
    SYMPHYOMYRTUS
       
Section Adnataria

Description: A medium tree to 60' (20 m) tall, rarely a mallee, forming a lignotuber.  The bark is rough on lower trunk, rarely over whole trunk, thick, fibrous, often box-type, grey to red-brown; smooth above, predominantly white with grey or brown patches shedding in flakes; flowers white. Generally found in arid and semi-arid Australia, north of the Murray River in South Australia, east through central New South Wales, north into Queensland and growing in a large area of central Australia, Northern Territory extending to the Giles - Warburton area of Western Australia. It is distinguished by the straggly tree form, smooth upper trunk and branches, dull adult leaves, buds with an operculum scar and lanceolate juvenile leaves

Culture: Sun, acid pH, loam or sandy loam

Uses: Ornamental, shade, timber

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type About 60'
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Soil Type Loam
Soil Moisture (minimum) 600 mm (24") per year
Native SA, NSW, Qld, NT, WA
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree to 60'
bulletFast growing species, expect 6'+ per year
bulletBox-type bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive, fast growing tree in sun
bulletLow/moderate moisture needs
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.

 

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