Description: A tall forest tree with rough, reddish-brown bark. The only one in this classification, it is not closely related to any other species. It is recognized by the reddish rough bark, dis-colorous leaves (top of leaf darker than bottom) and funnel-shaped fruits. Found along the coastal areas from Queensland down to Newcastle New South Wales. Low branching habit and dense crown provides an excellent windbreak and provides strong, durable timber.
Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, gravels and sandy loams, 40" annual rainfall.
Uses: Koala browse, ornamental plantings, hedges or windbreaks, shade trees, sawmill timber, firewood, honey production.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Large forest tree to 180', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||White to lemon yellow|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland|
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