Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘megalocarpa’ (red flowering yellow gum) is a small tree growing to its quickly to its mature size of arond 5 -6 metres, this is the most popular of the forms, ideal for locations where height is restricted. This variant has broader leaves and branching to ground level. Highly adpatable to a range of sites including alkaline and sandy soils. This is a very reliable plant well suited for rural planting where a low growing windbreak tree is required.
Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘megalocarpa’ has an abundance of attractive pink flowers during late winter and spring, and continues flowering for along period.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)