Eucalyptus todtiana – Coastal Blackbutt

This eucalypt is a small tree with rough fibrous bark and cream flowers in summer followed by round brown gumnuts. It can grow from 5 to 15 metres high, generally about 8 metres, and can be a tree or have a multi-stemmed mallee habit. Native to Western Australia on sandy alkaline soils. Drought and frost tolerant.


Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 10
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus todtiana
Common Name : Blackbutt
Height : 15
Flower Color : Cream
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects