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A large tree that can reach heights of 40 metres in a wild habitat. Dome-like in shape, it has a denser foliage with dark green, leathery leaves. Brushbox is considered safer than eucalypts because it rarely sheds limbs. Street, feature, shade tree.

Height 15m. Branch spread 10m.

Scientific Name

Lophostemon Confertus

Conditions

Prefers full sun in well drained, sandy/loam soils. Can tolerate dry summers once established. High tolerance for smog, drought and poor drainage