Eucalyptus acaciiformis

Wattle-leaved peppermint


Description: The bark is fibrous, gray-green in color. Juvenile leaves are alternating, gray-green in color. Adult leaves are alternating, shaped like a lance.  It is found native in New South Wales in shallow soils on slopes and ridges, usually in high, wet granite areas. The woodland soil is sandy, of medium fertility over a granite base.  It is similar to E. nicholii, but has elliptic juvenile leaves and broader adult leaves.  This species performs well as an windbreak.  Fragrant leaves, essential oils, suitable for windbreaks.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small to medium tree to 60' (20 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Soil Acid, loam, sandy loam
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree to 60'
bulletCream flower color
bulletFoliage similar to E. nicholii

Problem Solving Features

bulletDoes well in poor soils
bulletLow nutrient needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSuitable for windbreaks

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* Seed germinates best if sown on  the surface of the media.  Germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.  No pre-treatment needed.
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