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Corymbia 'Baby Scarlet' is a large shrub to small tree with large glossy dark green leaves with a light green reverse with reddish new foliage during the warmer months of the year. It has a mass of large, bright scarlet red flowers in summer, which are a magnet for birds. Prefers a well drained soil in a sunny position. This plant is a grafted variety of flowering gum, which tolerates a wider range of conditions. It makes a great specimen tree, and is also good for screening and for street plantings.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: summer
Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.