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Red Flowering Gum

Red Flowering Gums are highly ornamental, easy-to-grow, medium trees with stunning red flowers and large gum-nuts.

Medium Tree Suitable for Pots Waterwise

For information on staying waterwise, seeking a watering exemption while establishing your garden, offers, rebates and more, please visit the Water Corporation website.

Noongar Name: Boorn, Yorgam

Scientific Name: Corymbia ficifolia

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Medium tree with a maximum height up to 10m

Flower: Red

Flowering Time: Birak – Djeran (Dec – May)

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Suitable for a sunny position.

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

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Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, Frogs, and Mammals


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