DESCRIPTION: This attractive Australian native tree is loved for its smooth bark that is slightly purple in colour. It bears white flower clusters in Spring.
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Broad dome. It large limbed with a very large expanded trunk base.
FOLIAGE: New growth is red, maturing to Curved and waxy gum tree like leaves.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Small, white clusters of fragrant flowers in spring followed by small gumnuts.
BARK: Grey flecked with dark red.
GROWTH RATE: Fast
LANDSCAPE USES: Parks, gardens, wide streetscapes, windbreak
TOLERANCES: Does not tolerate waterlogging. Grows well in coastal conditions. Frost sensetive when small. Prefers a sandy, well drained soil in full sun in sub-tropical to warm temperate climates.