Eucalyptus citriodora

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriodora

Phonetic: yoo-kuh-LIP-tus sit-ree-oh-DOR-uh

Common Name(s): Lemon-Scented Gum

Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Queensland, Australia
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Medium green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Fall to winter
Flower Color(s): White, inconspicuous

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 8-11
Climate Zone(s): 8,9,14-24
Growth Rate:               
Height: 70-100 Feet
Spread: 25-40 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: Bark beetles, lerp psyllid
Soil: Adaptable, grows best with regular water

Features: Smooth and elegant trunk, lemon scented leaves, essential oils
Uses: Park tree, open spaces, greenbelts, groupings

Medicinal properties: The essential oil has many uses in aromatherapy

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