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Xanthostemon chrysanthus Expo Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Xanthostemon chrysanthus Expo Gold Golden Penda,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Upright

Attractive medium to large rainforest tree with a bushy spreading crown of large, shiny, dark green leaves and reddish new growth. Masses of showy fluffy yellow flowers throughout most of the year. Great tree to use for screening or a splash of colour in warmer climate gardens. Grows approx 5m tall in a garden and 12m-40m tall in a rainforest.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year, Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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