SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and San Francisco, CA
Smog tolerant. Hardiness estimate: 19-23 degrees F. Blooms from January-April.
Has fragrant Leaf.
Native to Southeastern Australia.
Additional Common Names
SPOTTED GUM, SPOTTED EUCALYPTUS
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 60 - 100 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.
White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Mottled, Light Gray, Purple, Red Brown or Multicolored, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 5 - 6 and 8 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers and Psyllid, Armillaria, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Biogenic Emissions considered High.
Attracts Birds and Bees.
Not Deer Palatable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Corymbia maculata Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 9, 2020.
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