Corymbia citriodora (Lemon-scented Gum)
Corymbia citriodora a member of the Myrtaceae family has a distinctive powdery white to grey coloured bark.
Its Distinguishing attribute is its strong lemon sent which serves as an insect repellent.
The Corymbia citriodora bark curls and flakes off during the spring.
Mid-winter to spring the gum produces white flowers which attract all kinds of wild life from bees to birds.
Native to : Northeastern Australia
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical
Typical Height : 20m
Light Preference : Full Sun
Water Preference : Low to Moderate
Soil Moisture : Well drained