Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Eucalyptus goniocalyx 1 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.