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Corymbia maculata 'Ribbons of Hope' (Spotted gum)

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Australian native trees. Learn what Australian native trees you should I grow in your garden.

External privacy screens. External privacy screens began to appear in Australian residential and commercial building during the 1950's and 1960's, as a direct result of high density living and higher incomes. For more information and some examples read this article.

Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

Plant description

corymbia maculata spotted gum ribbons of hope 1

Corymbia 'Ribbons of Hope' has colourful tricoloured leaves, making it a stand out gum tree for landscaping. The older leaves are green with a wide cream edge, and new foliage growth is pinkish red. It grows to around twelve metres tall and five metres wide. A hardy tree which grows in most soils, in full sun to part shade. It has clusters of white gum blossoms in spring and summer. Frost and dry tolerant.

Further reading: Australian Native Trees and Top Gum Trees for Gardens (articles written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 12 metres
Minimum height: 10 metres

Maximum width: 5 metres
Minimum width: 4 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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