Description: Native in the New South Wales area, on coastal hills west of Nowra, northwards to the Hunter Valley region. This is a fast growing specimen with yellow-brown bark. Attractive, blue-green leaves are up to 20 cm long. Fragrant, white to cream colored flowers in spring are followed by urn shaped pods. An excellent specimen for growing in poor soils. Frost tender when young. This species was previously known as Eucalyptus eximia, there is also a dwarf variety known as Corymbia eximia ssp nana.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, hedges and windbreaks, firewood.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Single trunk specimen to 45' (15 m) high, canopy up to 36' wide|
|Flower Color||White to cream|
|Soil type||Sand, sandy loam|
|Soil moisture (minimum)||600 mm (24") per year|
|Native||New South Wales|
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