Golden Penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 35-50 feet
Plant Spread: 15-25 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Yellow
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2018-04-07
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Location: Innisfail, North Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-05-21A dense flowering plant popular as a street tree.
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Location: Innisfail, North Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-05-21
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Comments:
Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on May 28, 2014 5:23 AM

This tree is native to the NE coastal rainforest of Australia. Grows somewhat bush-like and smaller in cultivated gardens. Prefers a sunny subtropical location and will flower less in cooler areas.

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