Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

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Description

Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso' is a dazzling addition to any landscape, thanks to its breathtaking display of pink flowers that unfurl during summer. With an overall smaller and compact growth habit, 'Calypso' is perfect for gardens with limited space but a desire for a bold burst of color. The rich blooms not only turn heads but also welcome a variety of native wildlife, making it a beautiful and beneficial choice for garden enthusiasts.

Common Name: Calypso Flowering Gum
Botanical Name: Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'
Mature Height: 3-4m
Mature Width: 3m
Foliage: Glossy, deep green
Flowering period: Summer
Flower Color: Vibrant pink
Form/Habit: Compact, rounded canopy
Uses: Feature tree, urban gardens, patios, wildlife gardens
Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen
Tolerates: Drought, mild frost
Sun: Full sun
Maintenance: Low; occasional pruning for shape
Water requirement: Moderate to low once established

Planting your Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

How to Plant Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'

Site Selection: Opt for a sunny location with well-drained soil. Soil Preparation: Incorporate organic compost or a slow-release fertilizer to promote healthy growth. Hole Digging: Prepare a hole approximately twice as large as the tree's root ball. Planting: Place the tree upright in the hole, backfill with soil, and water deeply.

Caring For Your Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

Caring for Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'

Watering: Regularly water during initial establishment, then reduce frequency. Mulching: Spread organic mulch around the base to preserve moisture and suppress weeds. Pruning: Lightly prune post-flowering to encourage compact growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I encourage more blooms on 'Calypso'? A balanced fertilizer applied in spring can help boost flowering. Is 'Calypso' a good choice for containers? Yes, its compact size makes it suitable for large pots or containers.

Description

Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso' is a dazzling addition to any landscape, thanks to its breathtaking display of pink flowers that unfurl during summer. With an overall smaller and compact growth habit, 'Calypso' is perfect for gardens with limited space but a desire for a bold burst of color. The rich blooms not only turn heads but also welcome a variety of native wildlife, making it a beautiful and beneficial choice for garden enthusiasts.

Common Name: Calypso Flowering Gum
Botanical Name: Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'
Mature Height: 3-4m
Mature Width: 3m
Foliage: Glossy, deep green
Flowering period: Summer
Flower Color: Vibrant pink
Form/Habit: Compact, rounded canopy
Uses: Feature tree, urban gardens, patios, wildlife gardens
Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen
Tolerates: Drought, mild frost
Sun: Full sun
Maintenance: Low; occasional pruning for shape
Water requirement: Moderate to low once established

Planting your Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

How to Plant Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'

Site Selection: Opt for a sunny location with well-drained soil. Soil Preparation: Incorporate organic compost or a slow-release fertilizer to promote healthy growth. Hole Digging: Prepare a hole approximately twice as large as the tree's root ball. Planting: Place the tree upright in the hole, backfill with soil, and water deeply.

Caring For Your Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

Caring for Corymbia ficifolia 'Calypso'

Watering: Regularly water during initial establishment, then reduce frequency. Mulching: Spread organic mulch around the base to preserve moisture and suppress weeds. Pruning: Lightly prune post-flowering to encourage compact growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Corymbia ficifolica 'Calypso'

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I encourage more blooms on 'Calypso'? A balanced fertilizer applied in spring can help boost flowering. Is 'Calypso' a good choice for containers? Yes, its compact size makes it suitable for large pots or containers.

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