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Corymbia citriodora

Lemon-Scented Gum

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.


Water under leaf structure in winter to avoid powdery mildew.


Germination usually occurs within 7 days.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimum germination temperature 25-30°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

December - February
Seed capsules are held on the tree in an indehiscent state for most of the year.

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings