Angophora Costata – Sydney Red Gum
Angophora Costata mostly appears in forest and woodland within Eastern Australia region. This plant is known as different names such as: rose gum, smooth-barked apple, Sydney red gum or rose apple. Sandy soil is generally considered as a suitable option for this plant’s growth. Every part of this plant is used in different purpose and requirement, so it is considered as a most popular tree in Australia.
Height: 15 to 25 m
Uses: Angophora Costata is a type of stately shade plant, mostly planted in the parks and avenues or mass regions. This plant is also more useful in dry and sandy areas.
Planting tips: This plant generally requires large space like parks and big garden like areas including proper soil, climate and maintenance.
Soil type: It is a fast developing handsome tree and needs well drained and sandy soils for quick and proper growth.
Aspect: Full sun light helps this plant for fast and healthy growth
Pruning: No pruning.
Water requirement: Regular watering till the plant’s complete growth and establishment can be helpful.
Feeding: Angophora Costata requires little to no regular feeding however a small amount of slow release fertiliser during blooming time will assist.
Pests and problems: Not any sorts of serious pests or problems appear within this plant but it requires proper care in growing time.
Climate: Suitable for most parts of Australia.