A small to medium sized tree with an open crown of grey/silver coloured foliage. The trunk is smooth barked and white in colour often with varying degrees of insect attack leaving distinctive scribble marks. Large leaves are concolorous and greyish green, glossy and drooping usually with a distinct yellow mid vein. It flowers from autumn through to spring (highly variable), flowers are white. Fruit are small rounded capsules to 9mm long. Street tree and great food source for native wildlife.
Height 15m. Branch spread 5m.