White Box

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus albens
Common Name: White Box
Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Description: Medium to large tree with a rounded crown
Growth Form: Rounded to spreading
Growth Rate: Medium
Height: Approximately 18-20 metres
Canopy: Approximately 4-6 metres
Leaf Shape: Juvenile - ovate, Adult - lanceolate to broad lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Colour: Grey-green to blue-green
Flower Colour: Creamy white
Flowering Time: March to May
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Tessellated bark, greyish white in colour
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position