Sydney Peppermint - Plant Native!

Sydney Peppermint

Eucalyptus piperita

Medium, fast-growing hardy tree

FEATURES: Rough fibrous bark sheds in patches in summer and autumn. Young leaves are bluish-green, maturing to shiny dark-green. Clusters of fragrant, white flowers from late autumn to early spring.

CONDITIONS: Suits most soil types. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Tolerates dry periods.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

  • magnificent feature specimen for parks and large gardens
  • ideal tree for avenue planting
  • Farm planting
Plant size

medium tree

Flower Time in Winter

Winter

Flower Time in Spring

Spring

Bird Attracting

Bird Attracting

Full Sun

Full Sun

Part Shade

Part Shade

Wet Areas

Wet Areas

Clay Soil

Clay Soil

Sandy Soil

Sandy Soil

Drought Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant

Fragrant

Wind Break

Wind Break

Coastal

Coastal

Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy