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Corymbia ficifolia Baby Scarlet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Corymbia ficifolia Baby Scarlet Red Flowering Gum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs, Trees Broad Domed, Dense, Rounded

A fabulous small gum tree that can been grown in every garden due to its small compact shape and height to around 3-4m tall. Being a grafted form, the flower colour is always true to type. Bright red new foliage and scarlet flowers appear from spring into summer.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

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

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Caterpillars, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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