Eucalyptus moluccana – Grey Box, Gum-topped Box, Terriyergro

Eucalyptus moluccana is found in near coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales. An evergreen, straight stemmed, medium-sized tree.

The dense, heavy crown is formed of grey-green, crescent-shaped leaves and a rough bark that covers the lower 2-3 metres of the trunk and then changes to a smooth whitish or grey bark which sheds in ribbons.

Uses: This tree is drought and frost tolerant, is large and fast-growing so great for parks, shading, street planting and windbreak.

Dimensions: Height: 15 – 20 metres  |  Width: 1.5 metres and tending to weep

Flowering: The flowers are white, honey-scented, appear in clusters in mid-summer to mid-Autumn and are very attractive to bees.

Aspect: Full sun
Soil type: Loamy soils of moderate to high fertility
Planting rates: Mass planting: Tubes 5 to 7/m2.  Pots 3 to 5/m2  | Specimen planting: Tubes 3/m2.  Pots 1 to 3/m2

Maintenance: Low maintenance. Water well while establishing

Available sizes: 50mm tubes
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.