Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Luscious’ is a denser growing variety of Tristaniopsis laurina itself. Glossy foliage and bright yellow flowers make this a good Australian native alternative to many Magnolia grandifolisa varieties.
Larger leaf size contribute to the dense growth habit, it make a great screening plant and is also suited for use a an evergreen feature to grow int her garden.
Bird and butterfly attracting, it is recommended to plant all Tristaniopsis laurina forms at a good distance from water and sewer lines .
Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Luscious’ LandscapingUses
Used widely as a windbreak tree and a shelter tree for livestock it is also suited as an interesting ornamental in a garden situation.
This is not a small tree, it can reach 10 metres in height.
Description and Details
- Botanical Name – Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Luscious’ (Watergum)
- Common Name Tristaniopsis ‘Luscious’ – Water Gum
- Position – Full sun
- Soil – Tolerates poor to dry soil
- Foliage – Large glossy mid to deep green,
- Height – Around 6 – 12 metres depending on conditions
- Spread – A crown of 4 -6 metre across.
- Growth Rate – Medium to fast
Tristaniopsis laurina is available for sale from the following wholesale nurseries.
1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
Australias largest grower of semi advanced native and deciduous trees. .9 - 2.6mts high. Supplying councils, developers and landscapers. Includes Acacia implexa, acacia melanoxlylon.
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.