Height: 20-30'; Spread: 15'
Slow to moderate
Evergreen; round form; dense canopy.
Medium green, glossy, narrow leaves 4" long.
Small yellow, fragrant flowers, 1/4" across, in profuse clusters, bloom April-June.
Small brown seed capsules, 1/4" across, form in summer and drop during winter windstorms.
Mottled, beige, or reddish brown bark.
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:
Low. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Drought (once established), poor drainage, any soil, gusty or cold winds, fog. Sun or shade.
- Special Considerations:
May become leggy in full shade.
- Notable Traits:
Native to eastern Australia. Tough, low-maintenance tree. Develops into a formal-looking shape. Appropriate beneath overhead wires. Disease and pest resistant.