Height: 20-40'; Spread: 15-30'
Evergreen; round upright crown.
Lance-shaped, 2-4" long leaves.
Fragrant yellow flowers in spring.
Green to gold, dehiscent, 1/4" capsules.
Warty to smooth, gray.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Drought (once established), loam or sandy soils, some shade.
- Special Considerations:
Fruit causes litter. Susceptible to scales and aphids.
- Notable Traits:
Native to New Zealand. Leaves emit a strong lemon smell when crushed.