Corymbia citriodora (syn. Eucalyptus citriodora)
Genus Species: Corymbia citriodora (syn. Eucalyptus citriodora)
Common / Product Name: Lemon Scented Gum
Habit: LARGE TREES (LT)
Height x Width: 15m – 30m x canopy 7 – 12m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Winter / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: White clusters
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -4°C needs protection when young.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low to Mid 40’s°C once established this tree is tolerates extended periods of dry.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.