Corymbia ‘Baby Scarlet’ Flowering Gum

A highly decorative and fast growing small tree from 3 metres to around 4 metres tall. It has large glossy dark green leaves with a light green reverse with reddish new foliage during the warmer months of the year. It has an outstanding display of large red flowers which will attract nectar loving birds, followed by attractive large gum nuts. Best in a well drained soil in a sunny position. A great feature tree.

Scientific Name:Corymbia
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Flowering Gum
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 4 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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