Also known as E. grandis & E. sphaericus
- Height: 12-20m, Width: 5-10m
- Full to Partial Sun
- Autumn to Early Winter & Early Summer
- Water Well
Attractive Australian native ree grown for ornamental flowers, fruit and foliage.
Features: Clusters of finely toothed, glossy, dark green leaves which are hairy and paler beneath. Old leaves turn bright red to scarlet in colour before falling. Long, green-white flowers with feathery petals in Autumn are followed by masses of shiny, round, bright blue fruits from Winter to mid Summer.
Conditions: Prefers moist, well drained soil in full to partial sun.
For Best Results: Water well during Summer. Protect young plants for hot, direct sun. Fertilise during the growing season.
Planting Ideas and Uses:
- Hard, pitted seed coats may be used for necklaces and Chinese checkers and have a religious significance in Asian countries.
- Ideal feature tree for parks and gardens providing year round interest.
- Great tree for tropical, subtropical and temperate gardens.
- Aboriginals mixed fresh fruit with water to make an edible paste.
- Good timber tree.