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Lemon Scented Gum
Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: N 629 PS-10g
Characteristics: Tree 24-40 m spread 7 m
Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram: Approx 170
A tall straight trunk 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 can often be seen in Botanical gardens and in avenues.
Native to southern Queensland.
Prefers 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 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
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