Eucalyptus melliodora – Yellow Box

A medium to tall grower, best known for its unusual bark which varies from smooth to rough all the way down the trunk. Often the bark varies presenting an array of colours including grey, yellow, red and brown and occasionally, can be very dark and rough. Very fragrant, white flowers appear during the warmer months.

Eucalyptus melliodora is considered to be the best native tree for honey production.

Uses: a great shade tree and for street plantings. Good for native habitat in gardens and parks. 

Dimensions: Height: up to 15 metres |  Width: 8 – 10 metres

Flowering: The conical flower buds occur in groups of 3-7 followed by a profusion of white strongly honey scented flowers in summer.

Aspect: Full sun
Soil type: Most soil types from heavy clay to sandy loam. Can handle soil that is well-drained and periods of water-logging.
Planting rates:

Maintenance: Low maintenance. Water well while establishing

Available sizes:
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.