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Good fast growing shade tree for coastal situations. A straight, upright tree with rough, fibrous bark on all branches providing a favoured food for koalas. The long irregular branches spread laterally, and form a dense canopy with the broad green leaves. Important autumn food source for lorikeets and parrots including some threatened birds. Street tree. Birds are attracted to flower heads.

Height 18m. Branch spread 5m.

Scientific Name

Eucalyptus robusta

Flowers

Yes

Conditions

Grows in most soils in a open, sunny position. Prefers swampy land and alongside estuaries in narrow coastal strips

Colour of Flowers

White

Flowering Period

April - September