Whitehorse City Council

Lophostemon confertus – Brush Box

Round-headed evergreen tree with beige-orange smooth bark. The leaves are elliptical with glossy dark green above and paler beneath. Can be used under powerlines, but is not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: generally trouble free
Height: 10m x 15 m
Growth rate: medium to fast
Canopy density: High
Origin: Northern NSW/Queensland
Drought tolerance: average
Water-logging tolerance: high
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate