Uses: A tall tree from temperate and tropical eastern Australia. Highly ornamental species for shade or shelter in wider locations reserves and parks. Showy pinkish–cream trunked.
Leaves have a strong lemony scent when crushed. Leaves yield lemon-scented Citronellal oil.
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Trees are very susceptible to frost. Care needs to be taken in smaller gardens as this is a large tree and does drop branches.