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Corymbia ficifolia Fairy Floss

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Corymbia ficifolia Fairy Floss

CorficFF
Red Flowering Gum,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B8
Size: 40cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $133.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $147.26 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Corymbia ficifolia Fairy Floss Red Flowering Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Rounded

Description:
A small Australian flowering gum growing to around 6m tall. It has pale-pink 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:
4-10m 2-4m

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

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

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

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