Eucalyptus miniata – Woollybutt

A tall tropical growing gum tree that occurs along the Top End of Australia, from Cape York in Queensland to The Kimberley in Western Australia. It can grow to 30 metres tall but more usually around 20 metres, and has rough bark which gives it the common name of woollybutt. It has eye catching bright orange flowers in the Dry Season. It naturally grows on sandy soils.

Family : Myrtaceae
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Plant Type : Large tree
Width : 6
Flowering Time : Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Tropical
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus miniata
Common Name : Woollybutt
Height : 20
Flower Color : Orange
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
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Frost Tolerance :
Attracts Wildlife : Nectar eating birds