Eucalyptus - Swamp bloodwood

Corymbia ptychocarpa

Inflorescence of Corymbia ptychocarpa commonly known as Swamp Bloodwood By Summerdrought [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

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This species has some of the largest leaves among the eucalypts. Showy flowers are borne in pendent panicles and range from white or pink, apricot or red. Large ribbed seed capsules follow.
Other Names: Flowering Gum

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Specifications of Eucalyptus - Swamp bloodwood

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering, Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Eucalyptus - Swamp bloodwood Reviews & Tips

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Robin Cardier
1y ago

Ipswich, Qld, Australia

Eucalyptus - Swamp bloodwood

Seeds and chaff are shaken from the pods and eaten raw. Discovered this tip on an N.T. tree site.

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