Eucalyptus piperita ssp urceolaris  

(E. urceolaris)

Sydney Peppermint


Description: The most common tree in the Blue Mountains. Dark gray, fibrous bark on the trunk, smooth, shedding bark on the upper branches. Leaves have a strong peppermint smell when crushed. White flowers in summer. New South Wales.

Climate Data: Favors mild to warm humid climate.  Rainfall 900-2000 mm (36-80 inches), altitude near seal level to 1000 m.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Medium tree to 65' (20 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMedium tree to 20 m
bulletShedding bark
bulletPeppermint scented

Problem Solving Features

bulletProvides moderate growth rate
bulletDoes well in average soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLikes sun
bulletNo fertilizer needed

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.
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