Description: This highly ornamental tree is from tropical Northern Territory and parts of West Australia. It is commonly found along streams and other moist locations. It can be 24-36' high and loves hot, wet summers. The flowers are rather large, being white, pink or crimson and found above the foliage. The tree can take on a wide-branching, drooping habit and the leave are large, glossy green in color. Reported to flower when only 3 or 4 years old. Large gum nuts 3-5 cm long.
Culture Data: Sand, gravel or clay soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, minimum annual rainfall 20 inches.
Uses: Ornamental, planting in water-logged areas.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Flower Color||White, pink or crimson|
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