Red Box

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus polyanthemos
Common Name: Red Box

Growth Form: A small to medium, somewhat crooked, evergreen tree of round to spreading habit.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Height: Approximately 7-15 metres
Canopy: Approximately 5-12 metres
Leaf Type: Rounded to broadly ovate
Leaf Colour: Slate grey-green to glaucous
Flower Colour: Massed clusters of small white flowers.
Flowering Time: Spring/summer
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Bark red brown, rough fibrous in small flakes, often persistent to small branches.
Light Requirements: Full sun