Tristaniopsis laurina 'Luscious'
Kanooka, Water Gum

Uses: A highly ornamental tree well suited for use in street tree plantings, parks, reserves.
Fragrant, bird and butterfly attracting
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 2 by SA Water and requires written approval before being planted in any street or drainage area. It should not be planted closer than 3.5 metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 7-12m
  • Spread 3-5m
  • Position
    • position-partshade Part Shade
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Tristaniopsis laurina 'Luscious'
  • Common Name Kanooka, Water Gum
  • Habit Compact, Dense
  • Landscape Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Summer
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Wind protection, Ornamental, Shade, Habitat
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)