Growing to 40 metres tall, with a rough flaky, fibrous bark.
Leaves narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate in shape, around 10 to 20 cm long, 1.5 to 2.5 cm wide. Adult leaves alternate on the stem. Dull green or almost shiny, paler below the leaf. Juvenile leaves round and opposite on the stem.
Gumnuts hemispherical or conical in shape. 4 to 5 mm long, 6 to 7 mm in diameter. The disc is flat or slightly raised. The valves exerted, (sharp wooden points emerging out of the top of the gumnut).
- Apple box bark.jpg
close up of the bark
- Apple box leaf and flowerbuds.jpg
leaf and flower buds
- "Eucalyptus angophoroides". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 2010-03-23.
- A Field Guide to Eucalypts - Brooker & Kleinig volume 1, ISBN 0-909605-62-9 page 194
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