Juvenile leaf

Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Red box

 

Description: Rounded, gray-green leaves to 3" and abundant 3 to 6" clusters of white flowers. The main trunk is short and branching and has a fibrous bark and densely textured crown. A good landscaping tree, fast growing and good cut foliage. Native to inland Victoria and New South Wales in medium to heavy, well drained soils in an open position. Drought and frost resistant. 

Culture: Sun, gravel soils, acid pH, 20" annual rainfall.

Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade, firewood, honey production, coastal area plantings, cut flowers, foliage and fruits, perfumed foliage, frost resistant, wind resistant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small to medium tree 20 to 60', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Native Victoria and New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

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Round leaves frequently used in floral arrangements

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Fast growing species

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Drought and frost resistant

Problem Solving Features

bulletProvides moderate growth rate
bulletDoes well in average soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletDrought and frost resistant
bulletExcellent cut foliage

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  423 viable seeds per gram.  85% germination rate.  Approximately 17 days for total germination.
 
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