Eucalyptus leucoxylon - yellow gum

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This showy frost-tolerant native Victorian gum grows in a wide range of soil types, needs little water, and supposedly tolerates humidity better than Corymbia flowering gums (although not Cairns-level humidity...) .  Test this out for yourself.

The tutu-like blossoms range hugely in colour in shades of pink to creamy-yellow depending on the tree, and mainly appear in midwinter amongst long willow-like leaves.

It's a lovely tree, whatever the colour, for all kinds of butterflies, birds and other nectar-feeders. - especially bees.

Flowering images: Murray Fagg; Biodiversity Heritage Library; tree image Rexness; trunk image Patrick Kavanagh cropped to size.

We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia.

Eucalyptus leucoxylon - yellow gum

APPEARANCE :A south coast native gumtree with large fluffy cream-pink-red hanging blossoms in winter, and often throughout the year, variable in shade from tree to tree. Leaves are long and slender, blue-green. The species has smaller gumnuts and is a larger tree overall than the megalocarpa form.
ORIGIN : Found in SA, VIC, and southern NSW.
USE FOR :  Ornamental garden tree, feature shrub when coppiced (cut hard back), wildlife gardens, beekeeping, for flower arranging and floristry.
CLIMATE : Reputedly more humidity-tolerant than Corymbia flowering gums, although it does not tolerate FNQ humidity. Frost tolerant to -9C
PLANTING :  Grows in most free-draining moist soil types; popular as a garden tree.
CARE : Apply mulch and continue to water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks; and during extended dry periods. Otherwise needs little supplementary water.
HEIGHT :  10-20m H x 8m W
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
What is tubestock?

We're not able to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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