Lemon Scented Gum

Botanical Name: Corymbia citriodora
Common Name: Lemon Scented Gum
Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Description: Tall, upright broadly domed tree, sparse canopy
Growth Form: Broadly domed
Growth Rate: Fast
Height: Approximately 15-20 metres
Canopy: Approximately 10-15 metres
Leaf Type: Narrow lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: alternate
Leaf Colour: green, concolorous
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Time: Summer
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant once established, highly sensitive when young
Tolerance to Drought: Moderate Drought Tolerance
Bark: Smooth, varying from grey to pale grey, light pink/beige to white
Soil Requirements: Adaptable to most soils, low to moderate tolerance to water logging
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position