Eucalyptus populnea. bimble box

Family Myrtaceae
Description Spreading medium tree
Flowering Time summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities The dominant tree of many woodland communities over large areas of inland NSW and Queensland. Also a component of brigalow and belah scrubs and other box species communities.
Soil Types On gravelly to moderately heavy soils of medium fertility.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Important canopy tree in many areas.
Amenity / Ornamental Values An attractive tree with a shimmering, relatively lush-looking crown for such a drought tolerant species.
Other Values Craft timber.
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 1700
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-14
Direct Seeding average