Eucalyptus melanophloia. silver-leaved ironbark

Family Myrtaceae
Description Small to medium tree with irregular branching pattern. Generally upright but very old trees spreading.
Flowering Time summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities A dominant species of many inland grassy woodland and sclerophyll communities.
Soil Types Generally on lighter soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Important canopy species.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Quite an attractive species that is underutilised as an amenity plant.
Other Values Honey production
Tolerances
Water Deficit very high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 136
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-14
Direct Seeding average