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CORYMBIA citriodora Dwarf Variety

Lemon Scented Gum

NZ Prohibited

Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: N 550

Family: Myrtaceae
Sub-family: Myrtoideae
Characteristics: Tree 4-10 m 

Seed per packet: Approximately 15

A dwarf variety of the lemon Scented Gum suitable for smaller gardens.
Grows between 4 and 10 metres with smooth grey bark peeling off in thin irregular scales or patches and becoming mottled, exposing 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 opening to a whitish flower in winter and spring.

One of Australia's most recognisable trees that can often be seen in Botanical gardens and in avenues. Native to south Queensland.

Prefers a deep sandy moist well-drained soil in a protected sunny position, drought resistant but frost tender.

Note: Corymbia citriodora is one of around 80 eucalypts which 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

If you are unsure what you require to import seed to your county please contact our Export manager who will guide you through the process exports@australianseed.com

We are a registered Export Establishment with an authorised officer which allows us to process Phytosanitary certificates when required.
The purchaser is responsible for clearing the goods through their customs and paying all charges associated with clearing the goods, including any import fees and taxes if applicable.

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