Description: This species has a thick, fibrous, stringy grayish-brown bark. Juvenile leaves are opposite, then alternating and discolorous green. Adult leaves are alternate, with lanceolate, slightly glossy green leaves with numerous oil glands. Found native in the Central and Northern Tablelands of New South Wales and SE Queensland.
Culture: Sun, acid pH, low fertility loams, moderate moisture needs.
Uses: Fast growing shade tree. Contains essential oil.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Tall forest tree to 131' (40m), lignotuber|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to fast|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland|
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