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Commonly known as Brush bush
Genus of 7 mainly evergreen trees and shrubs from moist woodland in Chile and Australia.
Like their roots shaded and crown in full sun.
Produces a distinctively flavoured honey. Leatherwood honey from E. lucida in Tasmania and Ulmo fron E. glutinosa in Chile.
Evergreen - trees and shrubs.
Full sun - ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.
Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their habit, foliage and flowers. Wildlife plant - late-flowerer - bees.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - Chile, southeastern Australia.
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly