Soap Tree

Tree to 20m

Description:

Dense Rounded Habit
Green leaves, Silvery/White underneath
Can Have Rough or Smooth bark
Cream flowers in clusters in late Autumn
/ Winter
Dull Black globular fruit to 10mm

Family: Rhamnaceae

Natural Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest

Aspect: Full Sun

Soil/Conditions: Well Drained

Special Features:
• Host Plant for Green Banded Blue and
Other Butterflies
• Aboriginal Medicine and Tool Source
• Crushed leaves make Bush Soap
• Insect Attracting, which can give it a
ragged appearance

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