Agonis flexuosa

Agonis flexuosa, commonly known as Willow myrtle, is a medium-sized tree that is native to Western Australia. It is a popular choice for landscaping due to its attractive weeping habit and fragrant leaves. Willow myrtle has slender, drooping branches that create a graceful canopy and make it an ideal choice for providing shade in a landscape. Its foliage is dark green and fragrant, releasing a sweet aroma when crushed. Willow myrtle produces small, white flowers in the summer, adding a subtle visual element to its foliage. It is a beautiful and versatile tree that can enhance any landscape.



Height: Up to 10-15 meters.

Width: Up to 6-8 meters.

Aspect: Prefers full sun and well-drained soils, but can tolerate a range of soil types and conditions, including coastal and saline soils.

Flowers: Produces small, white to pink, bell-shaped flowers in late spring to early summer.

Uses: Agonis flexuosa is a popular tree for ornamental landscaping due to its attractive foliage, bark, and flowers. The tree is also used for its essential oil, which has a pleasant peppermint-like aroma and is used in perfumes, soaps, and aromatherapy. Agonis flexuosa’s wood is used for general construction, furniture, and flooring. The tree is also a good option for windbreaks and shelterbelts, particularly in coastal areas, and provides habitat for native wildlife, particularly birds and insects.



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