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WHITE IRONBARK
Eucalyptus leucoxylon

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Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA

General Notes

Bark can be a litter problem. Hardiness estimate: 14-18 degrees F.

Has fragrant Leaf.

Native to Southern Australia.

Family: Myrtaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Weeping and requires ample growing space.

Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 30 - 90 feet.

Width: 18 - 60 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Falcate, Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.

White. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer.

Bark Cream or Light Green, Exfoliating or Mottled.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit, Twigs and Bark.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Oak Root Rot and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Not Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Eucalyptus leucoxylon Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 19, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-leucoxylon >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.