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Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
Botanical Name:Eucalyptus goniocalyx
synonym:   Eucalyptus aff. goniocalyx
Common Name:bundy , bundy box , long-leaf box , long-leaved box , olive-barked box
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Large Tree (over 6 m), Bee Attracting, Bird Attracting, Butterfly Attracting, Insect Attracting
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Infertile, Dry, Well Drained
8-20 m x 6-15 m
Foliage:Round bluish juvenile leaves to 11 cm x 10 cm. Long shiny green adult leaves 10-20 cm x 1.5-3 cm.
Flowers:7-flowered, cream stalkless egg-shaped buds with conical caps emanating from broad flattened stalk. Cup-shaped fruit with 3 inserted valves. March-August

Fast growing small to medium tree with a crooked trunk. Light coloured, coarse rough bark over the entire tree. Medium-sized shade tree. Can be coppiced.

Koala food plant. Food plant for caterpillars, birds like it for food and habitat.

  1. Whitehorse Council
  2. Yarra Ranges Council (Victora, close to us)
  3. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (VICFLORA, technical, good photos)
  4. Wikipedia (free online encyclopedia)
  5. iNaturalist
  6. NatureMapr (Canberra)
  7. Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew UK, technical)

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