Eucalyptus landsdowneana – Crimson Mallee Box

A small tree to 10 metres tall, with clusters of red, pink, purple or cream flowers that are loved by birds and other nectar eaters. Flowers in late winter to spring. Can be single trunked or multi-stemmed with smooth grey or cream bark. Can be used in coastal cool to temperate areas. Best in full sun, on alkaline soils.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 6
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus landsdowneana
Common Name : Mallee
Height : 10
Flower Color : Cream, Red, Pink, Purple
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects