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Bedfordia arborescens

Classification

Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Bedfordia
                        Specie: Bedfordia arborescens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil in semi-shade

Features: Leaves dark green with white beneath; yellow flowers in spring

Uses: Woodland tree Shaded sites Foliage contrast

Zones: 8-9

Description: Occurring in mainland southeastern Australia and Tasmania, this is the tallest species, reaching over 40 ft (12 m) in some of the very wet mountain gullies that it inhabits. The straight trunk is up to 8 in (20 cm) in diameter with very coarse flakes of s

Growth Habit: Straight trunk with spreading canopy

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