Please note: The project is aimed at revegetating the understorey, therefore only 5% of your order may be made up of trees (including small, medium and large) eg. In a box of 20 plants 1 of the plants may be a tree species.
Common name: River Box
Width: 4-12m canopy
Description: Dull green leaves. Flowers are white/pale yellow on the ends of branchlets in spring and summer. Grey/brown bark covers all of main trunk.
Growing and distribution: Mainly found in heavier soils in the Willaston -Roseworthy – Wasleys – Hamley Bridge area and on the Gawler River floodplain.
Beneficial Attributes: Aboriginal people crush the leaves for medicines and make bowls, shields and spears from the bark. Butterfly nectar food plant. Attracts birds.
Specific location issues: Plains in floodplain& heavy soils.