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)
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
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.