Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Scarlet’
Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea ‘Scarlet’ is a select form of the popular E. leucoxylon rosea.
‘Scarlet’ is a reliable performer and has wide environmental tolerances making it well suited for street or parkland plantings. A uniform habit and predictable mature size makes it also appropriate for domestic and commercial landscape use.
‘Scarlet’ is a small to medium tree of 8m height by 4m wide and can tolerate a range of conditions, however will perform best in full sun in well-drained soil.
It has a rounded open canopy making it a perfect specimen or shade tree.
An outstanding flowering period from autumn to spring makes ‘Scarlet’ a bird attracting winter wonder and a perfect addition to any native garden.
Grafting also takes away the issue of foliage variation that often can be a problem with seed grown forms, while like other leucoxylon varieties ‘Scarlet’ maintains its decorative bark.
Highlights & Features
- Compact mature size (8x4m)
- Uniform growth and habit
- Profuse deep scarlet flowers through Autumn and Winter
- Highly bird attracting
- Decorative bark
- Wide environmental tolerances
- Extremely useful in the landscape – both domestic and commercial