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Botanical Name:
Lophostemon confertus

Common Name(s):
Brisbane Box

Photographer:
Normans/Steve Jacobs
Description:
This evergreen tree will grow 30-45' tall and 25' wide. It has leathery, glossy dark green leaves and inconspicuous white flowers in summer. The reddish brown, flaky bark resembles Eucalytpus, while the foliage resembles Ficus.

Information by Gardensoft 
Notes:
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.
Culture:
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Fast
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Unparticular
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: N/A
Design:
Design Styles: English Cottage
Accenting Features: Silhouette
Seasonal Interest: Summer
Location Uses: Background
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Anatomy:
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Summer
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Bark Color: Brown
Fruit Color: Brown
Fruit Season: N/A
Fruit Type: Nutnutlet
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