Tristaniopsis laurina

Botanical Name: Tristaniopsis laurina

Phonetic: Trih-Stan-ee-op-sis lor-eye-nuh

Common Name(s): Water Gum

Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Evergreen/Deciduous (in colder climates)

Leaf Type: Simple, alternate, oblanceolate
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Deep glossy green
Fall Color: Bright red
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Color(s): Bright yellow

Exposure: Full sun, tolerates some shade
USDA: 9-12
Climate Zone(s): 15-24
Growth Rate: Medium to fast (12 inches per season)                          
Height: 25-40 Feet
Spread: 10-20 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Susceptible to scale
Soil: Performs well in a wide range of soil, well-drained

Features: Attractive bark, multi trunked, low branched, showy flowers, attracts insects (bees), fragrant flowers and foliage
Uses: Clipped hedge, standard, screen

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