White Peppermint or Manna Gum, Eucalyptus viminalis
The Myrtaceae, the myrtle, eucalyptus, tea-tree family
Vita: 4/10 Gnarl: 8/10 Wildness: 4/10 Accessibility: 2/10 Sensitivity: 7/10
Country: Tasmania, Australia -- Whereabouts: Evercreech Forest Reserve
What we love about this tree:
The best example of a giant white peppermint tree on Earth
At just shy of 90 metres registered height, this is one of the last remaining examples of an ultra-sized white peppermint. While they are non unfamiliar in the in the northeastern Tasmanian forests, there are few places left to see them as a giant. You can easily visit the White Knight and its grove of other massive trees at Mathinna near Avoca, east of Launceston.
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