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.

Dimensions: Height: 40 – 60 metres |  Width: 10 – 15 metres

Flowering: Flowering occurs between August and January and the flowers are white to lemon-yellow.

Aspect: Full sun
Soil type: Prefers well-drained soil but tolerates poor and dry soils, especially those low in mineral elements.
Planting rates: 0.2/m2

Maintenance: Drought hardy, requires little watering

Available sizes: tubestock, 200mm pots & 25L
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.