Eucalyptus staigeriana

Lemon scented ironbark


Description: There are only 3 species that have the lemon scented foliage.  Corymbia citriodora, Corymbia maculata and Eucalyptus staigeriana.  All are high in the oil content and are grown primarily for the oil extraction.  I have no information as to how big this grows, but is probably very similar to the Corymbia citriodora details.

Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, well drained sandy loam or gravels.

Uses: Aromatherapy, ornamental plantings.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Large tree to ?
Flower Color  
Growth Rate Fast
Native Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefit

bulletExtremely sweet lemon scented foliage
bulletFast growing
bulletUsed in aromatherapy and essential oils

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood in moist soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletGrows well in sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Usually 1-3 weeks for germination.
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