Eucalyptus miniata – Woollybutt

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
Common Name:Woollybutt
Plant Type:Large tree
Height:10 ~ 20 metres
Width:3 ~ 6 metres
Flower Colour:Orange
Flowering Time:Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Tropical
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Special Uses:Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants