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Eucalyptus baxteri|Brown Stringybark

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Description
Medium tree with thick stringy bark to small branches.
Size (W x H)
10-40m x 6-20m
Leaves
Juvenile leaves briefly opposite & rough, elliptic to egg-shaped 3-13cm x 2-8.5cm, minute tufts of hair below. Adult - thick, glossy dark green, broadly lance-shaped asymmetric leaves, 7-15cm x 1.5-3cm.
Flowers
Thick-stalked, 9-15-flowered clusters, buds warty, club-shaped. Large rounded fruit, rim above the widest part, valves protruding.
Flower colour
White
Flower time
December to April
Growing conditions
Well drained soils in foothills. Frost tolerant. Full sun or partial shade.
Commonly used for
Shade or shelter tree.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts birds
Attracts butterflies
Photo gallery
Acknowledgement
Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory