Angophora costata

Smoothbarked Apple Myrtle, Rusty Gum

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This attractive australian native tree is loved for its smooth bark that is slightly purple in colour. It has large and twisted limbs and a very large expanded trunk base. It bears white flower clusters in Spring. This tree has oppisite leaves compared to alternate leaves seen in eucalyptus.It has beautiful red new growth.

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Container Height  
30cm/14L 0.8-1.0m Shortlist
40cm/27L 1.5-1.8m Shortlist
50cm/52L 1.8-2.2m Shortlist
100L 2.5-3.5m Shortlist

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A great tree for sandy dry areas. Great for parks and often seen in forest plantings. Appealing in large gardens and great for native fauna habitat.

Position & Soil

Will tolerate most soils and conditions but especially likes sandy soils. Prefers a full sun position.


These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
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This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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Feature Bark
These tree selections have great trunk or bark colour and make great feature trees in their own right.
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This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.
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Shade Tree
This selections provide commanding shade when fully mature. A great option for backyard summer shade.
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Also referred to as feature trees, these are noteworthy selections due to size, shape, foliage cover, seasonal colour or general knock-out attractiveness. They can stand-alone in any garden.
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