|BRIEF DESCRIPTION A medium sized to tall tree reaching up to 50 m in height, while the trunk may reach 150 cm in diameter. The trunk is usually straight and the crown dense. Sapwood fairly wide, hardwood light brown, generally straight-grained, moderately hard and strong, moderately durable and fissile. USES The wood is used for general construction where shrinkage can be tolerated and joinery material. GROWING PERIOD Perennial. COMMON NAMES Narrow-leaved peppermint. FURTHER INF In Australia, the latitudinal range of the tree is 33-38°S and it occur at elevations between 200-1200 m. The tree thrives best on hill and mountain slopes, especially the more sheltered aspects, and broad valleys. (pH estimated by the compiler).
|SOURCES (E. radiata Sieber ex DC. ssp. robertsonii)
Boland D 1984 pp 344-345 [TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, TEXT, DEP, DRA, FER, USE]