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A small to medium native forest tree. Grey rough barked trunk, with white upper limbs and scented peppermint leaves. The Sydney Peppermint is a graceful tree with a grey fibrous trunk. Flowering in early summer. Fruit is urceolate (urn shaped) to barrel shaped. Feature/shade tree. Windbreak

Height 20m. Branch spread 7m.

Scientific Name

Eucalyptus piperita

Flowers

Yes

Conditions

Found in most soils, especially if they are on the poor side, prefers sandstone soils on the cool sides of valleys and ridge.

Colour of Flowers

Yellow green

Flowering Period

December - February