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Peppermint Tree, Australian Willow Myrtle
Scientific Name: Agonis flexuosa
Family: Myrtaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13,15-17,20-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree or small shrub, medium to fast growing, 25, occasionally to 33 feet tall (7.5-10 m), 20 feet wide (6 m), pendulous; dark reddish brown fibrous bark; bronze to green, mint-scented, lance-shaped leaves, up to 6 inches long (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Very little water when established, needs good drainage

Propagation: Suckers from base, seeds

Tolerates wind, can be grown as a container plant.

Blooming Habits:
Inconspicuous white flowers in June.

Fruiting Habits:

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