Smooth Barked Apple

Botanical Name: Angophora costata
Common Name: Smooth Barked Apple
Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Description: A large tree with broad spreading canopy
Growth Form: Domed, open branching structure
Growth Rate: Medium
Height: Approximately 15-20 metres
Canopy: Approximately 6-10 metres
Leaf Type: Simple, lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Colour: Red and green
Flower Colour: White/cream
Flowering Time: November to January
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Sensitive
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Pale grey to brown, scaly, plated bark shredding in spring to reveal salmon pink bark
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position