Corymbia ficifolia (syn. Eucalyptus ficifolia orange)
Genus Species: Corymbia ficifolia (syn. Eucalyptus ficifolia orange)
Common / Product Name: Dwarf Orange Grafted flowering Gum
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 4 – 6m x 2.00 – 4.00m
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Orange
Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during 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.