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Willow-Leafed Peppermint


This is a large evergreen tree with attractive bark and weeping, grey branches and foliage. It does well in drought-tolerant gardens.


Eucalyptus nicholii

Leaf Characteristics

Bark pattern : Furrowed

Bark texture : Fibrous

Leaf fragrance : Yes - peppermint

Bark color : Grey to reddish brown

Leaf length : 3-5"

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped

Leaf color : Grey to blue-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 15-40 ft.

Average size maturity height : 40-50 ft.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 15 to 20 F( Z8b)

Sunset zone : 5, 6, 8-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes