Description: This species is found native in the central, northern and eastern parts of Tasmania. The bark is rough and fibrous, dark gray-brown in color. The juvenile foliage is elliptical and gray-green in color. Adult leaves are stalked, shaped like a lance with a hooked point on the end. The foliage emits a strong peppermint odor when crushed.
Culture: Does best with acid loam or sandy loam soil, moderate rainfall.
Uses: Aromatherapy, essential oils, fragrant leaves, fencing, gums, fuel.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Tree to 90' (30 m)|
|Culture||Average to well drained soils|
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