Corymbia eximia

Yellow bloodwood

 

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
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Soil type Sand, sandy loam
Soil moisture (minimum) 600 mm (24") per year
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium size tree to 60'
bulletFast growing
bulletFragrant flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Usually 1-3 weeks for germination.  80 seeds per gram.

 

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