Origin: Australia, Africa and Asia
Evergreen, broadleaf tree. Moderate - fast growth rate, 30 - 40' in height,
equal spread. Round to dome shape.
Simple leaf, alternate arrangement, elliptic to
oblong leaf shape. Entire undulate margins, glabrous surface teIture.
4 - 6" long 1 - 1 1/2" wide. Light yellow to deep green in color .
Perfect; fragrant; similar to orange blossoms. Creamy white in color.
1/2" in size. Spring.
Dehiscent, round capsule. Orange when fruit is mature, 1/2" in size.
STEM / TRUNK:
Single trunk or multi-trunk.
Somewhat smooth, light gray to dark gray.
Full sun; Hardiness: Sunset zones: 14, 17 - 21, 24.
Low water needs.
Aphids, scale, sooty mold.
To shape and for clearance.
Seed - cutting.
Accent, background, barrier, erosion control, fragrant, right of way,
screen, shade, slope, seasonal color, specimen and windbreak.
Sticky seeds can pose a littler problem.
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