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Corymbia citriodora 'Lemon Squash' is a compact form of the popular lemon scented gum. It is a small tree, growing to up to 8 metres tall and six metres wide, and retains the lovely smooth grey bark and deliciously lemon scented foliage of it's larger form. A terrific tree for parks, street planting and home gardens, it will form a multi-stemmed trunk with a dense canopy. Would make a good large hedge, windbreak or screen plant. Likes a full sun spot in sandy loam to light clay soils. Drought tolerant.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: summer autumn
The foliage is strongly lemon scented
Maximum height: 8 metres
Minimum height: 6 metres
Maximum width: 6 metres
Minimum width: 4 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.