Marri, Port Gregory Gum
Description: This can be a large tree to 150' - often only about 60' in cultivation. This species provides a dense foliage canopy. The bark is rough, brown and flaky. Leaves are large, thick with reddish brown new growth. This tree is outstanding when in flower - colors are either white or pink. This species is closely related to Corymbia ficifolia, but is somewhat larger in size. Fruits are large, woody and urn-shaped with a constricted neck. This is an extensively cultivated tree and does best with adequate moisture and acid soils.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Medium tree to 60'|
|Flower Color||White or pink|
|Culture||16" minimum annual rainfall|
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