Corymbia ficifolia 'Wild Sunset'

Red Flowering Gum

This grafted gum is smaller growing and has a compact habit, forming a very dense canopy. The foliage is deep green and leathery in texture with new growth emerging a bronzy tinge. During the warmer months large clusters of orange-red flowers appear covering the tree with a stand out display of spectacular colour, attracting and providing food for nectar loving birds.

  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Common Name: Red Flowering Gum
  • Mature Size (h x w): 6 x 4m
  • Form: Oval
  • Genus: Corymbia

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Superb specimen or screening tree, well suited to smaller gardens due to its smaller eventual size. Also great in streetscapes for its brilliant colour.

Position & Soil

Prefers a well drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Best grown in a temperate climate with low humidity.


Bird Attracting
These are tree selections with magnificent flowers and/or dense habitat for bird attraction.
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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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Feature Flower
These trees offer an attractive colour or flower display that is worth noting.
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Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
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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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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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