Description: Tree found native in Tasmania in various forest habitat. The foliage is peppermint scented and the leaves are glossy green. The flowers are white and occur in spring. Bark is gray up to about 3/4 of the trunk, then smooth above being yellow-green to white or gray. It should make a good specimen or accent but has rarely been cultivated. Trials show it to be very quick growing in sandy soils.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Medium to tall forest tree, perhaps up to 130', lignotuber|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM