Tasmanian Snow Gum, Mt. Wellington Peppermint
Description: This species is from the mountains and central plateau region of Tasmania. Due to its high altitude range, it is one of the more cold resistant species. It has smooth bark that is white-gray in color with yellow and pink tones. The leaves are about 2" long, green to blue-green in color. The trunk features smooth bark in various colors. It is somewhat slow to establish, it appears you get better growth as it matures. Good drainage also improves the growth rate.
Culture: Sun, well drained, acid soil, loam, sandy loam. Cold tolerant but not "wet feet" tolerant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Small specimen to 20', lignotuber|
|Culture||Low to moderate moisture|
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