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 opposite leaves compared to alternate leaves as seen in eucalypt tree varieties. It has beautiful red new growth.
|Common Name||Smoothbarked Apple Myrtle, Rusty Gum|
|Mature Size||20 x 12m|
|A great tree for sandy dry areas. Great for parks and often seen in forest plantings. Appealing in large gardens and is great for native fauna habitat.|
|Position & Soil|
|Will tolerate most soils and conditions but especially likes sandy soils. Prefers a full sun position.|
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|Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.|
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