Soap Tree

Tree to 20m


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

Garden Style:

  • Native Rainforest
  • Gardening for Biodiversity
  • Birds and Butterflies
  • Native Coastal