Eucalyptus sideroxylon Rosea
Genus Species: Eucalyptus sideroxylon Rosea
Common / Product Name: Red Ironbark
Habit: MEDIUM TREES (MT) and LARGE TREES (LT)
Height x Width: 6 – 25m x canopy 6 – 10m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Autumn / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Red
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.