A very fast growing evergreen tree native to Queensland, Australia. Leaves have a strong lemony scent when crushed. Leaves yield lemon-scented oil used in perfumery. The trunks and branches of this species are powdery white to pinkish and the trunks are usually very straight. In nature the trees will reach 75-100 ft. While this species get very big in nature, its size is easily control with selective pruning and container size when grown in the greenhouse setting. The white blooms are not very distinctive. The blooms are followed by woody urn-shaped capsules about 1/2 inch wide. Eucalyptus citriodora need full sun with a well-drained soil mix for container growing. In the landscape, trees are pretty hardy and tolerate some frost.