Plant of the Month: Eucalyptus erythrocorys

Our Plant of the Month for May is Eucalyptus erythrocorys Red Cap Gum. The Red Cap Gum is a small tree which has attractive yellow flowers in Autumn, which emerge from a green bud with a bright red cap. The trunk is white and smooth. It is a great specimen tree. The flowers and buds can be cut for indoor decoration. The Red Cap Gum prefers a full sun position in moist, well drained soil. Tolerates drought but protect from frost. Height 4-5m and width to 4m.

 

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