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Get all the essential information you need about taking care of Brushbox trees. Learn how and when is the best time to prune and trim them, and how to partner with the most experienced, efficient, and affordable tree specialists in Sydney. That’s Tree Down Under for you!
Brushbox trees are a common sight along the sidestreets of urban areas. This very resilient evergreen tree is native to Australia but other countries have started cultivating this plant for its desirable features and toughness.
The Brushbox is considered by many to be the King of Street Trees due to its windbreaker ability, its beautiful green leaves, wide shade, and soothing sound the leaves produce as the wind blows.
Sydney streets and other major cities in Australia are almost filled with Brushbox trees. This tree species is preferred than eucalyptus trees because the Brushbox rarely sheds its limbs, making it the best choice for the safety of people and properties.
It has the scientific name of Lophostemon confertus and goes by the names Brushbox, Brisbane box, Queensland box, box scrub, and vinegartree.
It is usually used as a street tree in a lot of major Australian cities. One of the Brushbox tree’s desirable features is it has a wide range of preferred habitats. It loves to thrive in rainforests, moist areas, coastal areas, and open spaces.
Brushbox trees have moderate to fast annual growth when planted in desirable environments. They reach heights of up to 25 metres and have distinct triangular or round-shaped canopies. Their shades’ width can also reach up to 15 metres.
The Brushbox tree produces small, white flowers in bundles during the summer. It also produces capsules that are woody and shaped like bells which eventually falls to the ground when they mature. The leaves are leathery dark in appearance and are very slow to decompose. These leaves are often used in mulching due to this characteristic.
The long lifespan of Brushbox trees makes them unusual candidates for regular tree removal. As long as they are located in areas that are far from electrical lines and buildings, there is no astute reason why you would want this tree removed. This is a very hardy tree.
Brushbox trees are very resistant to pests and diseases. They can help in cleaning the hazardous gases brought about by the smog in your area and replace it with much-preferred oxygen. You’ll gain more benefits in having them rather than choosing their removal from your property.
Nevertheless, when the need to remove Brushbox trees arises, you will need the services of expert tree specialists to do the job for you. These trees are very tough and proper tools, equipment, and skills are necessary to get the job done. Trees Down Under, an experienced team of arborists operating in Sydney, has all the tree solutions for all of your Brushbox tree problems. Give us a call when you need a reliable partner for your Brushbox tree removal.
It is recommended to prune your Brushbox tree when they’re still young (about 1-4 years old). However, the best-shaped trees have undergone religious pruning over the decades. The best time to prune and trim Brushbox trees is during the late summer after their flowers have bloomed. Hedges are carefully cut according to the desired shape and size you want the tree to grow throughout its lifetime.
Trimming of Brushbox trees is typically performed to allow clearance for overhead electrical lines. The local council is usually responsible for doing this task but if the tree is on private property, the owner is required to ensure the safety of pedestrians, vehicles, and properties near the Brushbox tree.
Contact our customer representatives from Trees Down Under to schedule pruning and trimming services for your Brushbox tree. We’ll be more than happy to facilitate the whole process as well as provide all the necessary information you’ll need.
Trees Down Under has over thirty years of experience providing the most reliable, efficient, and affordable tree services in Sydney and all its suburbs. We have gained and maintained a lot of our happy clients’ street trees, gardens and orchards over the years. We also work on diseased/pest-infested trees, branches touching electrical cables, and other hazardous situations.
Our team of large tree experts is fully equipped with the latest equipment and tools to handle all types of services involving Brushbox trees easily.
Call us today on 0475 463 597 for more information about our Brushbox Tree removal and maintenance services.