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Buckinghamia celsissima (Ivory Curl)

by Andrew Scales | June 25, 2012

Buckinghamia celsissima (Ivory Curl)

SPECIES: Buckinghamia celsissima (Ivory Curl)
DIMENSIONS: 10m high x 8m spread (up to 20m in natural environment)
ORIGIN: Northern NSW to Queensland (Tropical Rainforest)
SOIL TYPE: Suits most soil types. Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun to semi-shade.
ASPECT: Sunny position or partial sunlight.
TOLERANCE: Tolerates shade and full sun.
USES: Can be grown for its profuse floral display, bird attracting or as a screening plant or simply used as a feature or ornamental tree.

Rough brown bark and bushy growth to ground level. Long shiny leaves with a lighter green above and velvety beneath. New leaves are tinged red or pink. Long flowering period and sweet fragrant, cream-white flowers.

Ivory Curl

Ivory Curl tree, flower and leaves