SCENTED PAPERBARK FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Scented Paperbark is a shrub or small tree growing to 6 m tall (sometimes more). The bark is white or grey and papery. The leaves are small, egg-shaped with pointed tip and grow 5 mm to 16 mm long and 3 mm to 8 mm wide. The plant flowers in spring and early summer from September to February. The perfumed flowers are cream and produced in spikes about 4 cm long and 2 cm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 3 mm in long.
heath, dry eucalypt forest in damp places
The Scented Paperbark is found in eastern New South Wales, southern Victoria, south east of South Australia, Tasmania.
Height (m): 2 - 5
Spread (m): 2 - 4
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 550
Flower Colour: cream
Flower Season: spring, summer
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
|Common Name:||Scented Paperbark|
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