Corymbia - lemon scented gumBack in stock: NOW
Kings Park WA features an avenue planting of this majestic fragrant gum. Plant as a wind break in large gardens. Coppice as a shrub in smaller gardens for its divine zesty scent. Koalas love to feed on the leaves - it's an important food tree for them. Flowers March-June.
We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.
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Corymbia citriodora - lemon scented gum, spotted gumDESCRIPTION: Fast growing tall gum with smooth bark and strongly lemon scented leaves. White fluffy flowers March-June. Provides food and shelter for bees, birds and koalas.
USES: Excellent for screening or as a specimen tree. Ideal for large gardens and acreage planting.
CARE: Stake and protect from strong wind and frost until the plant is established.
PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil in full sun. Prefers sandy soil. Apply mulch and continue to water regularly until the plant is established. Usually around 12 weeks. Fertilise using native fertiliser early spring. Avoid clay soils. Tolerates frost and dry conditions once established.
HEIGHT: 25-30 m H.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
We're not able to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.