Corymbia papuana

Ghost gum

 

Description: One of the species found in Papua New Guinea, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. It is often found along watercourses over much of northern inland Australia and Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. A single trunk tree with a broad crown. The common name comes from the smooth, pale, chalky bark. Prefers well drained soil in frost free climate, very drought tolerant. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 10
Type Single trunk specimen to 45' (15 m)
Flower Color Cream
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native Australia, Papua New Guinea
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSingle trunk tree to 45'
bulletBroad crown, provides shade
bulletSmooth bark

Problem Solving Features

bulletTree with attractive bark
bulletSuitable for well drained soils
bulletDrought tolerant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Usually 1-3 weeks for germination. 220 seeds per gram.
 
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