EUCALYPTUS - LEMON IRONBARK
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus staigeriana
The complex essential oil is distilled from the leaves and used for flavouring and aromatherapy. The whole leaf is also used as a bushfood spice and herb-tea ingredient. It is used like a bay-leaf in savoury cooking, and is also used in confectionery and teas. It has a fruity-lemon flavour, with a rosemary-like edge. A small rough barked sclerophyll tree that grows naturally in pure stands on hills in the Palmer River region of Cape York.
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
2-3 Years, 5+ Years
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Customer Comments on Eucalyptus - Lemon Ironbark
Eucalyptus - Lemon Ironbark
As tough as - copes with hot, cold and clay - perfumes the area around | James Brigden - st Albans, NSW 13-Aug-2018
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