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Gordonia axillaris yunnanessis form

Fried Egg Tree

Gordonia axillaris or the Fried Egg Plant is a tall, fast growing, evergreen shrub or small tree that closely resembles the Camellia. It has slender, oval, green leaves, and bears large white, crepey, open-faced flowers with brilliant, golden yellow stamens in the centre - looking like that of a fried egg.

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Common Name Fried Egg Tree
Foliage Evergreen 287
Form Round 159
Mature Size 5 x 3m
Family Theaceae 2
Genus Gordonia 1
Species Axillaris yunnanessis form 1
They make excellent feature and shade trees in small to medium gardens especially as they provide flower colour all the way through winter and into spring. Excellent for hedging. Will tolerate shade.
Position & Soil
Mulch well, feed with balanced, slow release fertiliser and water regularly in summer. Hardy to cold and wind.
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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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