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Eucalyptus polyanthemos     Common / Product Name: Red Box

Genus Species: Eucalyptus polyanthemos    

Common / Product Name: Red Box

Habit:   SMALL TREES (ST) and MEDIUM TREES (MT)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 10 – 16m x 8.00 – 10.00m

Pruning:   None

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   White

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -8°C once established, canopy is usually above the frost level having little effect on an established tree .

Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from High 30’s°C to Mid 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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