Angophora costata
Apple Myrtle, Smooth-barked Apple

Uses: Handsome, erect fast growing  tree with slightly pitted smooth pink new bark. Better suited to larger gardens and parks. Will grow in most well drained soils. Has been known to lose branches in high winds. Note: These trees and shrubs are listed in Regulation 24.3 under the Sewerage Act and may be planted in any street or road in any drainage area not closer than 3.5 metres to any sewer main or connection. In home gardens they should not be planted closer than 3.5 metres to any sewer pipe. Very showy clusters of white gum blossoms. Foliage used for floral decoration

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 10-20m
  • Spread 6-12m
  • Position
    • position-partshade Part Shade
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Angophora costata
  • Common Name Apple Myrtle, Smooth-barked Apple
  • Origin NSW, Qld
  • Habit Upright, Spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Coast, Coastal footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Loam, Rock, Sand, Clay
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Fire, Lime, Moderate frost, Wind, Drought
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour White
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Foliage Dark-green
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Seasonal Colour Spring, Summer
  • Trunk Smooth, Patterned
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)