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Sydney Red Gum, Smooth-barked Apple, Kajimbourra
Angophora costata

Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Angophora (an-GO-for-uh) (Info)
Species: costata (kos-TAH-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 11, 2005, Particle_E wrote:

Lovely plants with abundant flowers & a great deal of pollen. Bark can be good, aslong as it doesnt fall on you, same goes for branches. Good for mulch, sheds bark once a year, looses leaves all year round.
Can flower in native environments mid/late spring-summer.