Waterhousea

Family: Myrtaceae

Description
Trees belonging to the gumtree family.
Used primary in large parks and gardens due to it potential height.
Attractive due to foliage, shape of tree and small flowers.
It is also important for native animals in Australia.

Choices
Waterhousea floribunda – large tree potentially reaching over 20 m in its natural habitat but more commonly 10 m in domestic gardens. Pendulous habit with narrow dark green leaves. Small white flowers in summer

Known problems
Pimple blister is known to affect some trees.



Flowers of Waterhousea
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Tree habit of Waterhousea
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