Corymbia ficifolia ‘Wildfire’ Flowering Gum

A gorgeous small tree with large glossy dark green leaves with a light green reverse with reddish new foliage during the warmer months of the year. Outstanding terminal display of large red flowers which are a magnet to nectar loving birds. Prefers a well drained soil in a sunny position.

These trees are now grafted, so they will grow in the southern states as well as more humid areas.

Scientific Name:Corymbia ficifolia
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Flowering Gum
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:4 ~ 6 metres
Width:3 ~ 4 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:Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, 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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