COMMERCIAL NURSERY – NATIVE TREE
eucalyptus microcorys – Tallowwood
Eucalyptus microcorys, commonly known as tallowwood, is a fast growing medium to tall gum tree that is endemic to eastern Australia. It has rough, fibrous or string bark on the trunk and branches, lance-shaped to egg-shaped adult leaves, flower buds in groups of seven or nine, white to lemon-coloured flowers and conical fruit.
It grows in forests near the coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Established plants are drought and frost tolerant and mainly grow in tall open forest, usually in hilly or mountainous country on slopes and ridges and in valleys.
Uses: Useful for windbreak, shade, shelter and ornamental plantings.