Genus Species: Tristaniopsis laurina
Common / Product Name: Water Gum
Habit: MEDIUM TREES (MT) and LARGE TREES (LT)
Height x Width: 5 – 15m x – m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Moist Soils
Coastal Tolerance: Medium/Lo
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Yellow
Irrigation: Yes requires summer water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures for frost tolerance vary in southern states of Australia depending on conditions. Grows in temperate to sub topical climates where temperatures can be as low as -8°C for short periods.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Suits humid climates.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.