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Corymbia ficifolia Dwarf Orange

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Corymbia ficifolia Dwarf Orange Dwarf Red Flowering Gum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Broad Domed

A small Australian flowering gum growing to around 3m tall. It has brilliant orange flowers in Summer that will bring the birds into your garden. It has a compact shape and as it is a grafted variety, the flower colour is true to type. A gum tree for every garden.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens

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: Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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