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White Iron Bark
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus leucoxylon F. Mueller
Family: Myrtaceae
White Iron Bark (Eucalyptus  leucoxylon)
Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Rosea' at the Australian Outback Native Plant Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 5,6,8-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix, hardy to 14-18F (-10 to -7C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southeastern Australia

Growth Habits: Medium sized evergreen tree with multiple trunks to 33 to 100 feet tall (10-30 m); rough bark, peeling to a smooth, white, yellow or blush surface; adult leaves lance-shaped, 8 inches long (20 cm)

Watering Needs: Occasional deep watering

Propagation: Seeds

The species epithet 'leucoxylon' comes from the Greek for 'white wood'.

Blooming Habits:
Abundant clusters of white, cream, pink or red flowers in the fall and winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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