Please note: The project is aimed at revegetating the understorey, therefore only 5% of your order may be made up of trees (small, medium and large) eg. In a box of 20 plants 1 of the plants may be a tree species.
Common name: Mallee Box
Width: 4-6m canopy
Description: Bright green leaves. Flowers are white/pale yellow in spring and summer. Grey/brown bark covers all of main trunk.
Growing and distribution: Widely occurring on Adelaide Plains and foothills (especially near Gawler and south to Salisbury) and in wider region. Impotant hollows.
Beneficial Attributes: Aboriginal people crush the leaves for medicines and make bowls, shields and spears from the bark. Butterfly nectar food plant. Attracts birds.