Eucalyptus polyanthemos – Red-Box – Landscaping Uses
Eucalyptus polyanthemos or Red-Box is a medium sized Australian evergreen native tree. A mid sized tree growing to 13m Eucalyptus polyanthemos is regarded as being drought tolerant. This is a tree that is also suited as a shade tree in a rural situation or parklands.
Useful for its ability to grow in very dry, stony and poor soils, also used in parks and rural street plantings.
Young trees should be staked for the first 6 months to enable a good straight trunk to be established. Water every week during the first 12 months to improve growth rate. Allow to dry between waterings.
This is tree that will grow well in very harsh conditions as ling as drainage is good. An important tree for apiarists.
- Height 18 m
- Spread – 8 crown on maturity
- Growth rate – Slow to Medium
- Soil – Well drained
- Aspect – Full sun
- Attractions – Deep red textured bark
- Flowers – White to cream
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1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
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