Lophostomen confertus, the Queensland brush box tree, is an evergreen, fast growing rainforest tree with an attractive rounded shape. It has white fluffy flowers in spring and summer, and leathery dark green leaves. It is a hardy tree that is rarely troubled by pests or diseases. It tolerates smog, drought, heavy pruning and poor drainage. It also rarely drops branches. It does best in a moist fertile, well drained soil, but will tolerate poorer soils. Moderately frost tolerant once established. It can grow to around 20 metres tall in its natural range, but in cultivation will be smaller to around 10 metres tall.
Note – as it can grow to a large size, don’t plant near drains, paths, buildings etc