Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Luscious’ – Water Gum

A small tree with attractive broad deep green foliage with copper-coloured new growth and yellow flowers in summer. A dense habit, larger leaves and brightly coloured new growth distinguish this cultivar from other forms of this species. A great specimen or shade tree. It is very hardy, and is troubled by few pests and diseases.

Scientific Name:Tristaniopsis laurina
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Water Gum
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:7 ~ 12 metres
Width:3 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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