Eucalyptus nova anglica

New England Peppermint, Black Peppermint

 

Description: In the wild, this species often grows with other snow gums and is frost hardy. The foliage is bright, shiny green and narrow. Clusters of small white flowers are produced in summer. The bark is rough, reddish brown to gray and furrowed.  Reported to be very hardy with good recovery from cold damage at -12 F. Native to the area of Nowendoc New South Wales in cold, swampy flats.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Tree 45' (15 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree 40-60'
bulletModerate growing species
bulletReported to be somewhat cold hardy

Problem Solving Features

bulletSmaller tree size for back of the border
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSomewhat cold hardy
bulletLoves sunny position
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletDoes well in cold, moist conditions

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.

 

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