Common name: Ovata gum tree
Height at maturity: 4 to 10 meters
Plant type: tree
Flower color: white
Soil type: normal
Use: garden, isolated, bonsai
Diseases and insect pests:
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
In the open ground it is a small tree, the bark of which falls from the trunk and reveals a smooth gray, whitish or gray-pink surface. The bark is rough. The leaves are petiolate, lanceolate 19-8.5 cm long, dull green. White flowers appear in fall through mid-winter.
The tree can reach a height of 10 meters but lends itself well to bonsai cultivation.