Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Luscious’ – Water Gum

A small tree with attractive broad deep green foliage with copper-coloured new growth and yellow flowers in summer. A dense habit, larger leaves and brightly coloured new growth distinguish this cultivar from other forms of this species. A great specimen or shade tree. It is very hardy, and is troubled by few pests and diseases.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Luscious
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Street tree, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Tristaniopsis laurina
Common Name : Water Gum
Height : 12
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects