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Corymbia ficifolia (syn: Eucalyptus ficifolia)     Common / Product Name: Red Flowering Gum

Genus Species: Corymbia ficifolia (syn: Eucalyptus ficifolia)    

Common / Product Name: Red Flowering Gum

Habit:   MEDIUM TREES (MT)

Available Sizes
  Tube20cm

Height x Width: 5 – 8m x 3.00 – 5.00m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Summer / ends: Autumn

Flower Colour:   Red, Salmon, Pink, Orange

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.

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