Yellow Box

Scientific Name: 
Eucalyptus melliodora
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
A great gum tree that provides copious amounts of nectar for honey and native bees.
Plant Height: 
10-30m
Plant Width: 
5-15m
Plant Use: 
Bee Fodder
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Of Interest: 
A lot of Australians say Yellow Box is their favourite tasting honey...and we'd agree if we'd never harvested and tasted Ironbark! They're both mighty fine, light in colour and delicious! Yellow Box timber is also pretty tough and resists decay, so it is also used for sleepers and bridges.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Annual
Plant Type: 
Medium Tree
Large Tree
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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