Eucalyptus nitida

Smithton peppermint


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
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletFast growing to 130'
bulletPeppermint scented foliage
bulletFast growing in sandy soils

Problem Solving Features

bulletQuick growth in sandy soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletLoves sun

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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