Lemon scented gum is closely related to equally spectacular Corymbia maculata (spotted gum) but can be easily distinguished by having a plain cream/white trunk, lemon scented, narrower leaves and a much more open canopy. It is also naturalised further inland in Queensland, as well as in Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. Shade . Smooth trunk that may be slightly mottled. Australian native. Pear-shaped buds are borne in clusters of three, formed in the corner of leaf and stem junctions, whilst fruit (capsules) are urn-shaped. The species was formerly known as Eucalyptus citriodora. Description Additional information Description. Corymbia citriodora has smooth, pale, uniform or slightly mottled bark, white to coppery in summer, and a conspicuously narrow-leaved crown which smells strongly of lemons. Tolerats most soil types but will prefer well drained soil. camphora - Swamp Gum, Eucalyptus mitchelliana - Mount Buffalo Gum. Eucalyptus Trees. Add to Cart. Uses: Street tree. Corymbia citriodora is a tall smooth-barked gum with strongly lemon-scented leaves. variegata is another worth considering. Our Spring Beauties... but you'll need to be quick! Shop Now! Note: Corymbia citriodora is one of around 80 eucalypts which were transferred in 1995 from the genus Eucalyptus to the newly created genus Corymbia. Corymbia citriodora 'Scentuous' (Dwarf Lemon Scented Gum) Description: Evergreen native tree. For more than 40 years Speciality Trees has been a leader in the production and supply of advanced environmentally sustainable, containerised landscape trees for local government, the landscaping industry and retailers. 80ft (25m) Price: £2.95 per packet of seeds. It als.. Start from $109.95. Requires little summer water in coastal California gardens and is hardy to about 24°F. Corymbia citriodora is an outcrossing diploid with 11 chromosomes and estimates of genome size from flow cytometry of 370 Mbp, a little over a half of the genome size of E. grandis (Grattapaglia and Bradshaw 1994). long (7-17 cm), and used to produce citronella oil, which is favored in perfumery. Thrives in a sunny, open positions with plenty of room to mature. Strongly lemon scented when crushed. It has smooth white to pink bark, narrow lance-shaped to curved adult leaves, flower buds in groups of three, white flowers and urn-shaped or barrel-shaped fruit. View gallery. It has smooth white to pink bark, narrow lance-shaped to curved adult leaves, flower buds in groups of three, white flowers and urn-shaped or barrel-shaped fruit. Foliage: Narrow lanceolate. Growing to 7m in height and 3m in width, the pendulous foliage of this tree makes it stand out in the landscape. Likes full sun and little water. 3.1 out of 5 stars 47 ratings. * Aboriginal traditions use very small amounts of oil from the leaves to relieve coughs, colds, sore throats, and as an antibacterial. USES: Excellent for screening or as a specimen tree. They're full and green and ready for planting. Login to your account to order. Flowering Time: Summer. This species has long been called Eucalyptus citriodora but the genus Eucalyptus went through a major taxonomic revision in the 1995 and botanists now consider the proper name for this plant to be Corymbia citriodora. An ideal specimen, shade or shelter tree for parks, farmlands and revegetation areas. The lemon scent of this tree is so strong it's noticeable just by standing beside the tree. Download PDF. Bird attracting, and ideal for coastal planting. Online Catalogue | Eucalyptus Trees | All Eucalyptus Trees A-Z |  Eucalyptus citriodora - Lemon Scented Gum, GREAT ALL ROUND  WELL BOXED AND FAST DELIVERY. Corymbia citriodora s along entrance drive from Hill Ave. Adobe de Palomares Californis Historical Landmark No. Height: Grows to 3-5m: Width: 3-4m: Position: Full sun to part shade: Growth rate: Medium: Soil: Well-drained clay loam sandy of stony soils neutral to acid or low alkaline pH. Corymbia citriodora grows on undulating country in open forests and woodlands, on dry ridges and plateaux of coastal sub-tropical Queensland. White flowers are displayed from late winter until spring. 1006 … Narrow leaves that are highly aromatic when crushed. Eucalypt's germinate readily from seed and are generally considered to be one of the easiest natives to grow from seed. Drought tolerant. Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) Genus: Corymbia (kor-RIM-bee-uh) Species: citriodora (sit-ree-oh-DOR-uh) Synonym: Corymbia variegata: Synonym: Eucalyptus citriodora: Synonym: Eucalyptus melissiodora: Synonym: Eucalyptus variegata : 6 members have or want this plant for trade. As the plant has been a common landscape plant in California we continued to list it under its older name for many years until general recognition for the name Corymbia citriodora became more accepted. Corymbia citriodora ‘Lemon scented’ Gum (Eucalyptus) The Lemon Scented Gum is a smooth white and straight trunked eucalyptus with beautiful scented foliage. Drought tolerant. 717 Banning Park Savannah Memorial Park Rosemead Californis Historical Landmark No. The strong lemon scent of the leaves is caused by the essential oil citronellal which is distilled for use in perfumes and menthol and in insect repellents. Technically named ' Corymbia citiriodora' IMPORTANT: This is the least hardy tree we grow. Very smooth white bark, leaves have a lemon scent. Add to Cart. The lemon-scented foliage is narrow, lance-shaped, golden-green, 3-7 in. Sizes available. Corymbia citriodora. Clusters of cream flowers in summer. Pot size: 33cm, 42cm: About: Small and ornamental, citriodora 'dwarf' makes an excellent specimen tree. Lemon Eucalyptus Tree Corymbia citriodora . E. citriodora is a rapidly growing evergreen tree native to Viet Nam that reaches heights of 45 metres. The foliage of Yellow Bloodwood is broad-lanceolate, far broader than found on C. citriodora. AT ANP Services LtdKings Barn Trees,Wheler Stables, Welford Road,Husbands Bosworth,Leicestershire,LE17 6JL, United Kingdom. For Information on Stock Sizes Click Here. Corymbia citriodora or Lemon Scented Gum can be used as a feature tree in a large garden. Home. The small white flowers are not really showy because the tree is so tall they are nearly impossible to see but the beautiful straight trunk is a whitish pink that turns reddish when wet. Stunning display of creamy white flowers throughout Spring and Summer. Citriodora 'dwarf' makes a great specimen tree. Food & habitat resource for native fauna, insects, butterflies & birds. Small white flowers in 3-flowered umbels appear in mid to late winter. ADD TO WISHLIST ADD TO BASKET. * The essential oil of the Corymbia citriodora mainly consists of about 80-90% citronella, used in perfumery, potpourri, and as an insect repellent. EARTH DAY SALE. Corymbia Citriodora, Lemon Scented Gum. A truly classic Aussie tree, the Lemon Scented Gum is koala food as well as good timber. Corymbia citriodora (Lemon-scented Gum) - This is a fast growing open canopy evergreen tree that has a mainstem that arises from a subterranean lignotuberous base and can reach up over 100 feet tall by 40 feet wide with a smooth uniform powdery white to slightly mottled bark that sheds in late summer into fall and has long narrow yellow-green colored leaves that are lemon scented when crushed. 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