Backhousia Anisata or Aniseed Myrtle
Ornamental tree also grown for its oil and scented foliage. Backhousia anisata or Aniseed Myrtle. Known known as Syzgium anisatum and previously as Anetholea anisata it is still foun under these names on occassions.
This is a hardy evergreen tree to around 10m ( much larger in its native rainforest habitat) prefers a humus rich moist soil. Creamy white flowers in spring.
Plant Type – Small Tree Country of origin – Australia Common Name – Aniseed Myrtle, Ringwood. Growth Rate – Medium Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen Soil – Humus rich with some moisture Position – Part shade Height – 8 to 12m Width – 6 to 8m Habit – Upright Busy
Use as a specimen tree or small shade tree.
Oil is used for its anti fungal and anti bacterial properties,
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