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Eucalyptus goniocalyx|Long-leaf Box, Bundy

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Description
Fast growing small to medium tree with a crooked trunk. Light coloured, coarse rough bark over the entire tree.
Size (W x H)
8-20m x 6-15m
Leaves
Round bluish juvenile leaves to 11cm x 10cm. Long shiny green adult leaves 10-20cm x 1.5-3cm.
Flowers
7-flowered, stalkless egg-shaped buds with conical caps emanating from broad flattened stalk. Cup-shaped fruit with 3 inserted valves.
Flower colour
Cream
Flower time
March to August
Growing conditions
Poor and drier soils of the foothills and slopes. Light to moderate frosts. Full sun, semi shade. A naturally occurring hybrid with E. cypellocarpa is found in the Tremont area.
Commonly used for
Medium-sized shade tree. Koala food plant. Can be coppiced.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts birds
Attracts butterflies
Photo gallery
Acknowledgement
Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory