Yellow Box is a graceful medium to tall tree, 30-35cm high. Blue-green foliage with white or cream flowers in spring and summer. Planting info: Well-drained soil tolerating dryness. Good shade, shelter, fodder and honey tree. Ornamental.
Lemon Myrtle is a rain forest tree that can grow up to 15m, but is usually a shrub of around 3m. Dense foliage with white heads of flowers. It’s lemon-scented leaves are used as bush tucker. It is also grown commercially for flavouring and oil. Planting info: Moderately hardy in…
Lemon Scented Gum is a tall slender tree to 25m high. Open crown. Striking smooth powdery white bark and lemon scented narrow leaves. Planting info: Well drained soil, tolerating dryness. Suitable for amenity plantings, shelterbelts and timber production. Leaves are a source of commercially-extracted citronella oil.
Manna Gum fast growing medium to tall upright tree, 10-50m high x 8-15m wide. Manna Gum gets long ribbons of shed bark during summer. Open crown. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil but very adaptable to range of conditions. Ornamental. Good shade and shelterbelt tree. Honey tree. Food tree for koalas.