Description: A tall, straight tree to 90' with fibrous bark and elliptical leaves. Bears fluffy white flowers and woody fruit. Excellent windbreak tree or specimen for large parks or gardens. Requires ample moisture. A tall, straight tree of the sclerophyll forest and rainforest margin. Shows it's best growth and development in valleys and flats, preferring deep, fertile soils. Characteristic fruits have seven capsules fused into a woody head. Leaves are whorled.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Tree to 90'|
|Culture||Well drained soils with adequate moisture|
|Native||Queensland, New South Wales|
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