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|
|Common Name:||Flowering Gum|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||4 ~ 6 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 4 metres|
|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|