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Eucalyptus dives|Broad-leaf Peppermint

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Description
Medium, low-branching tree with fibrous bark to the large branches.
Size (W x H)
6-15m x 8-25m
Leaves
Waxy blue-green, stem-clasping juvenile leaves, broad & egg-shaped to 15cm x 7cm. Adult leaves dull green, broad lance-shaped, 7-15cm x 1.5-3cm.
Flowers
More than 11 stalked club-shaped buds. Fruit cup-shaped, top level.
Flower colour
White
Flower time
September to December
Growing conditions
Well drained, drier sites of foothills and slopes on poor shallow soils. Light frost. Full sun, semi shade.
Commonly used for
Shade and windbreak. Aromatic foliage.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts birds
Attracts butterflies
Photo gallery
Acknowledgement
Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory