Eucalyptus populnea

Poplar box, Bimbil box

Section Adnataria

A species found native in eastern and southern Queensland and the western plains of New South Wales. Distinctive, brownish-gray box type bark, low branching with a large crown. Juvenile leaves are ovate to orbicular and shining green. Adult leaves are ovate and shining green. Hard, durable wood used for fencing. Trees are excellent for shade and pasture areas.  Food source for Koala browse.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tree 32-65' (10-20 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLow branching with large crown
bulletShining green leaves
bulletModerate growth rate

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent species for shade or pasture areas
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletLow maintenance

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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