The gnarled trunk and beautiful smooth orange bark combine to make this suitable as a feature tree for large spaces such as public parks or very large private gardens. It grows in very poor and sandy soils and needs very little maintenance once it is established.
|Scientific Name:||Angophora costata|
|Common Name:||Sydney Red Gum|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large tree|
|Height:||10 ~ 30 metres|
|Width:||5 ~ 15 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Saline|
|Plant Environment:||Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.