20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Lemon Scented Eucalyptus Overview
This tall growing tree is a very close relative of Eucalyptus and has pale smooth bark with leaves which gives a distinctive scent of lemon hence it's common name.
How to propagate Lemon Scented Eucalyptus
Special features of Lemon Scented Eucalyptus
Can be grown in containers for patio locations provided regular pruning/pinching occurs to maintain it's compact habit.
Other uses of Lemon Scented Eucalyptus
The refined oil is used in insect (mosquito) repellents and the production of the essential oil Citronellel.