Luscious® Tristaniopsis is a tree with shiny foliage and makes a great native alternative to Magnolia
Luscious® Tristaniopsis has gorgeous shiny foliage topped off with red coloured new growth and yellow flowers with a sweet perfume. Its larger leaf size than the common form makes it a great native alternative to Magnolia. Bark is a striking port colour that peels back revealing a mottled cream stem.
Large, luscious, shiny leaves
Red new growth and striking bark
Highly Myrtle Rust resistant
Height Range: 10m to 15m
Spread: 5m to 10m
Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
Growth Habit: Tree
Suitable Climate Zone(s):
Flower Colour: Yellow
How it works
QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA & WA.
Full sun to part shade. Tolerates frost and drought, but performs best in a warm moist position. Luscious® Tristaniopsis suits a wide range of soils.
Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.
How to use
Ideal for street planting, parks, ovals and home gardens.