Tristania / Lophostemon conferta



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Tristania conferta, Lophostemon confertus

Common Name: Brisbane Box, Brush Box

An evergreen tree with a narrow trunk and a conical to rounded crown. Reddish-brown bark peels off to reveal smooth, white bark underneath. Deep green leaves are leathery, broadly lance-shaped, and aromatic. Fragrant, creamy white flowers bloom in spring and summer. Attracts bees. Fruit is woody, green, and capsule-like.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 15 - 17, 19 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 30 - 60 feet

Mature Width: 15 - 30 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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