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Xanthostemon chrysanthus Fairhill Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Xanthostemon chrysanthus Fairhill Gold Golden Penda,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Dense, Upright

Attractive dwarf form of Xanthostemon, Fairhill Gold is a rainforest tree with a bushy spreading crown of large, shiny, dark green leaves and reddish new growth. Masses of showy fluffy golden yellow flowers throughout the warmer months. Great tree to use for screening or a splash of colour in warmer climate gardens. Grows approx 3-4m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Playgrounds, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

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: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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