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Eucalyptus nicholii

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Wantirna
A12
Size: 25cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $24.68 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $27.14 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eucalyptus nicholii Narrow Leaved Peppermint, Peppermint Gum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Pendulous

Description:
Long-lived, attractive ornamental eucalypt with rough, thick grey-brown bark which sheds in short ribbons. Foliage is thin and grey-green in colour and branching pendulous. Foliage has a strong peppermint scent when crushed and gumnuts grow in groups of seven. Fluffy, creamy flowers in autumn. Very useful planted as an urban tree, for windbreaks and green corridors. Grows approx. 12m tall x 4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Feature, Formal Garden, Habitat, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Low maintenance once established. Suited to most soil types and frost tolerant to -7 C. Benefits from pruning when young to strengthen structure. Will tolerated compacted soils and windy condition. Do not plant under powerlines.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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