Nichol’s willowleafed peppermint (Eucalyptus nicholii)

Native: Eastern Australia.

Tree Characteristics

  • Shape: Oval
  • Foliage: Evergreen, Lanceolate to Linear, Light Green
  • Height: 40 - 50 feet.
  • Width: 15 - 40 feet.
  • Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Summer.
  • Fruit: Brown or Mostly Green Capsule, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
  • Bark: Red Brown, Fissured.
  • Shading Capacity: Moderate to Dense in Leaf.
  • Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 5 - 6 and 8 – 24, USDA Hardiness 8 - 10.
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Pests & Disease Information

  • Resistant: Texas Root Rot and Verticillium.
  • Susceptible: Beetle Borers, Oak Root Rot and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Branch Strength: Medium.
  • Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
  • Health Hazard: None Known
  • Attracts: Birds

Source:

SelecTree. "Eucalyptus nicholii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 16, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/eucalyptus-nicholii >

 nichols willow leafed peppermint
nichols willow leafed peppermint