Yellow Box

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus melliodora
Common Name: Yellow Box
Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Description: A large tree, open drooping canopy
Growth Form: Narrow domed
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Height: Approximately 10-20 metres
Canopy: Approximately 8-15 metres
Leaf Shape: Narrow lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Colour: Green to grey
Flower Colour: Creamy white
Flowering Time: September to February
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Variable, fibrous, persistent on lower trunk, light brown-yellow to grey-brown in colour
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position