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Tree Eucalyptus radiata Narrow Leaved Peppermint Gum

 

 

 

 
Description This native Australian tree forms a dense canopy with dark green leaves which have a peppermint scent when crushed. The bark is grey or grey-brown and is quite fibrous and finely fissured. It is a beautiful tree with small creamy white flowers borne from October to January. This form of eucalypt is one of the varieties used in essential oil production and is also known as a source of food for the Koala.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Oval
   
Mature Size 15-20 x 8-12m    
Uses Can be used in Parks and Gardens. Great for larger gardens and large landscapes. Great native addition that can be used for habitat for birds and insects.    
Position & Soil It can tolerate both highly fertile organic soils to very poor infertile soils. Does prefer full sun but can handle part shade.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 30cm/14L (0.5-1.0m)
• 40cm/27L (1.6-1.8m)
   
Substitutes Eucalyptus mannifera
Eucalyptus pauciflora
   
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