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Corymbia ficifolia

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Corymbia ficifolia

Corfic
Red Flowering Gum,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 16
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.08 inc GST
B8
Size: 20cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $9.87 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $10.86 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Corymbia ficifolia Red Flowering Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed, Rounded

Description:
Medium attractive evergreen native tree. Stunning display of red-orange flowers in summer. Foliage is mid green with a light lemon scent, light grey bark. Great as a feature tree for a display of colour. smaller options also available in grafted varieties.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Caterpillars, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Sensitive to severe frost for the fist few years. Do not disturb root ball when planting, if rootbound in pot, gently tease low roots before planting. To promote flowering for the following year give an annual prune after flowering before fruit appears. Feed with a low phosphorus fertiliser early spring.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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