Eucalyptus radiata ssp radiata

Narrow-leaved peppermint


Description: A graceful tree with weeping habit and peppermint scented foliage when crushed.  The glossy green leaves produce a strong scented oil.  While most Eucalyptus leaves hang vertically, this one hangs mostly horizontal.  New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania  

Climate Data: Favors cool to warm, humid to sub-humid climate.  Heat index, hot: 81 degrees F, cold: 23 degrees F.  Rainfall 650-1100 mm (26 - 44 inches), altitude 50 to 1200 m.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Variable specimen 32-164' (10-40 m), lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Slow to moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture, frost resistant
Native New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletWeeping habit
bulletPeppermint scented foliage
bulletWhite flowers

Problem Solving Features

bulletBest in poor soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance
bulletSun lover
bulletNo fertilizer needed

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*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  Approximately 30 days for total germination.  Typical germination rate 255 per gram.


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