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Corymbia ficifolia (syn: Eucalyptus ficifolia)

Genus Species: Corymbia ficifolia (syn: Eucalyptus ficifolia)

Common / Product Name: Red Flowering Gum


Available Sizes

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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