Cultivated as annual
Foliage has the combined scent of eucalyptus and apples.
Source of plant
Tree to 22m. Bark rough, fibrous, flaky, tessellated, grey to grey-brown. Juvenile leaves opposite to subopposite, sessile to shortly petiolate, orbicular to broadly ovate, amplexicaul, crenulate, glaucous, concolorous; adult leaves 12-20 x 1.5-2.5cm, alternate, lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, dark green, concolorous, lateral veins distinct, at 25-40x, intramarginal vein up to 2mm from margin; petiole flattened to terete, 15-30mm. Conflorescences axillary, simple; umbels 7-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 7-15mm; pedicels 2-5mm; buds ovoid, often apiculate. Fruit hemispherical, 5-7 x 4-7mm.
USDA Hardiness Zone
tender perennial, fragrance