Grey Box - Plant Native!

Grey Box

Eucalyptus moluccana

Large, fast-growing hardy tree

FEATURES: Mottled, cream to blue-grey bark sheds in patches in summer and autumn. Young leaves are bluish-green, maturing to shiny dark-green. Clusters of fragrant, white flowers from late autumn to early spring.

CONDITIONS: Suits most soil types. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Tolerates dry periods.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

  • magnificent feature specimen for parks
  • ideal tree for avenue planting
  • Farm planting
Plant size

large tree

Flower Time in Summer

Summer

Flower Time in Autumn

Autumn

Bird Attracting

Bird Attracting

Full Sun

Full Sun

Part Shade

Part Shade

Wet Areas

Wet Areas

Clay Soil

Clay Soil

Sandy Soil

Sandy Soil

Drought Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Wind Break

Wind Break

Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy