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A small and robust tree, usually less than 10 metres tall with a fibrous brown bark, long narrow dull-green leaves. It grows in a weeping habit, and looks remarkably like the weeping willow from a distance. It is most readily identified by the powerful odour of peppermint emitted when the leaves are crushed or torn. A great feature tree or native alternative to a willow tree. Streetscape tree.

Height 10m. Branch spread 5m.

Scientific Name

Agonis Flexuosa 

Flowers

Yes

Conditions

Grows best in full sun and works well on the coast in sandy soils. A very hardy tree that can tolerate a range of soil types and positions, however does prefer a moist, well drained soil.

Colour of Flowers

White