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Eucalyptus polyanthemos

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Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Eucpol
Red Box, Gum,
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
A3, A9, A5, C9
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Wantirna
A3, A9, A5, C9
Size: 35L
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $94.50 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $103.95 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eucalyptus polyanthemos Red Box, Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed, Dense, Open Canopy, Oval, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Australian native tree that naturally occurs in New South Wales and Victoria. Has distinct juvenile leaves that are are rounded grey green turning into adult ovate leaves. Attractive specimen tree suited to open spaces and broad streets. Suitable for planting under power lines but not in narrow nature strips. Another species important to honey production.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Verge, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Borers, Caterpillars, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Water deeply for the first year. Water 1-2 times per week during dry periods whilst establishing. Feed with a suitable fertiliser in autumn and spring. Mulch annually to conserve water and assist with weed suppression. Healthy plants should have no pest and disease issues.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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