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Corymbia maculata

Spotted Gum
(also known as Eucalyptus maculata)

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

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Sow less than 2cm deep.

Watering
 

Water under leaf structure in winter to avoid powdery mildew.

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 1-6 weeks.
Soaking seed in cool or warm water for several hours prior to sowing should improve germination rate.

Pests and Disease
 

Prone to powdery mildew in winter.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

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

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

January - May

Storage and Ripening
 

Grows from Cuttings