Eucalyptus polybractea

Eucalyptus_Polybractea_FGB_Natural_ProductsEucalyptus polybractea commonly known as ‘Blue Mallee’ is a small mallee type tree.  It only grows in natural stands in the districts north and north-west of Bendigo in Victoria and in the West Wyalong area in New South Wales.

The yield of oil from the leaves and terminal branchlets varies between 1.5 and 2.5 percent.

The crude oil is high in cineole and usually assays at between 80 and 88 percent.