We will open over Christmas excluding the public holidays with a reduced workforce.
Lemon Scented Gum
Seed in Chaff
SKU Code: E 4
Characteristics: Tree 24-40 m spread 7 m
Flowering season: May or August to November.
Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 100
A tall straight trunk with smooth pinkish cream bark peeling off in thin irregular scales or patches and becoming mottled, exposing a whitish or faintly bluish inner layer with powdery surfaces appearing dimpled.
Typically a graceful crown of drooping foliage with leaves strongly lemon-scented, flower buds in groups of 3-5 that open to a whitish flower in winter and spring.
Leaves have a strong lemony scent when crushed and yield lemon-scented Citronellal oil.
One of Australia's most recognisable trees can often be seen in Botanical gardens and in avenues.
Native to southern Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Prefers deep sandy moist well-drained soil in a protected sunny position, drought resistant.
Note: Corymbia citriodora is one of around 80 eucalypts that were transferred in 1995 from the genus Eucalyptus to the newly created genus Corymbia. The species was formerly known as Eucalyptus citriodora.
Best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
Sow seed in a seed-raising mix just below the surface.
Water with a fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.
Germination generally occurs in around 10-28 days.
These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.
If you are uncertain about the requirements for importing seeds into your country, do not hesitate to contact our Export Manager at Australian Seed.
Being a registered Export Establishment, we have an officer who can help you obtain Phytosanitary certificates if needed.
It is important to note that the buyer is responsible for clearing the goods through customs and paying all associated charges, including import fees and taxes. Please note that we cannot accept returns due to Australian quarantine restrictions.
You can find the complete International terms and conditions by clicking on this link
At Australian Seed, we take pride in our extensive network of trusted suppliers and collectors who work with us to provide you with an unmatched selection of top-quality products.
Whether you are searching for a specific item or need to make a bulk purchase, our team is here to help. Our dedicated customer service representatives can guide you through our vast inventory and assist you in finding exactly what you need.
We are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service and support.