Whitehorse City Council

Eucalyptus leucoxylon ssp. connata – Yellow Gum

A small to medium compact, evergreen tree with attractive rough bark at the base and smooth white to grey bark on the upper limbs. A profusion of bird attracting white, pink and red flowers appear between May and September. Can be used under powerlines, not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: moderate
Pest and disease: generally trouble free
Height: 10-15m x 5-7m
Growth Rate: medium to fast
Canopy Density: medium
Origin: Victoria (indigenous to the City of Whitehorse), SA, NSW
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate