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TRISTANIOPSIS laurina

Commonly known as Kanooka, Water gum

(syn Tristania laurina). Evergreen tree with glossy leaves and yellow flowers

Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.
£20.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - ovate to lance-shape leaves, coppery when young
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tree
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark - - smooth grey bark becomes scaly with age
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects under glass
  • Place of origin - Australia (east coast)
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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