Old Tallowood on Red Mountain near Kyogle

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Tallowwood is a favourite tree for koalas

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Tallowood in Subtropical Rainforest in Border Ranges

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Eucalyptus - Tallowwood For Sale

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Leaf of the Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

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Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

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This tall tree is often found on the edge of rainforests. It has soft, fibrous, orange bark and a dense crown. Tallowwood is so named due to the greasy feel of the wood when cut, and is a known koala feed tree.


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We previously had the most to buy in Nov and Dec. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Aug and Jan. Remember to click above to get notified when it is available once more.

Specifications of Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Eucalyptus - Tallowwood Reviews & Tips

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Tim Bailey
★★★★★ 2y ago

Bowral / Falls Creek, NSW, Australia

Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Excellent growth rate and insect resistance on skeletal sandstone topsoil with heavy clay subsoil, on NSW Sth coast. Drought and waterlogging resistant

Peta Coe
7y ago

Valla, NSW, Australia

Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Grow Tallowwood to help our dying koala population

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