A tall tropical growing gum tree that occurs along the Top End of Australia, from Cape York in Queensland to The Kimberley in Western Australia. It can grow to 30 metres tall but more usually around 20 metres, and has rough bark which gives it the common name of woollybutt. It has eye catching bright orange flowers in the Dry Season. It naturally grows on sandy soils.
|Scientific Name:||Eucalyptus miniata|
|Plant Type:||Large tree|
|Height:||10 ~ 20 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 6 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam|
|Plant Environment:||Drought resistant|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.