Corymbia citriodora – Lemon Scented Gum seed x20


Drought & Frost Tolerant Tall Tree

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Lemon Scented Gum

Corymbia citriodora syn. Eucalyptus citriodora

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

A native of eastern Queensland where it prefers deep, sandy, moist, well-drained loams or clays in a protected, sunny position. It is frost hardy but dislikes drought conditions.

An attractive evergreen tall tree to 40 metres with a spread of 4 metres. The stem is slender, straight with high, spreading branches, smooth, powdery white to grey bark and open-textured crown.  The leaves are dull, dark green, narrowly lanceolate, 16cm long and exude a sharp lemon fragrance. The flowers buds are oval appearing in groups of three or five while the flowers open greenish-white winter and spring.

This tree is a bloodwood (weeps red keno when wounded) which group of trees has been renamed Corymbia from Eucalyptus. All bloodwoods have large seeds when compared with the Eucalyptus.   

Offered is a packet of 20 pure seeds (no chaff) and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this beautifully scented bloodwood.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Flowering, Fragrant Common Name: Lemon Scented Gum
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, Tropical Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Eucalyptus Type: Tree
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: citriodora Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Peat
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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