Tristaniopsis laurina

Kanooka, Water Gum

Technical information

Height: 12-15m x Width: 6m

Habit & Growth rate: Slow growth rate with an oval, dense spreading form.

Foliage: The Tristaniopsis laurina displays foliage that is a glossy dark-green colour above, and pale-green below. In the colder months leaves will often change to a reddish colour. In the summer months a yellow flower is borne.


The Tristaniopsis laurina will tollerate most well-drained soils and likes to be postioned in full sun. A suitable tree for smaller gardens and parks. The Tristaniopsis laurina attracts birds and provides ample shade.


All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.