|Fast growing, slim and straight tree whether single or multi-trunked. Young leaves are green, oval shaped and 2 to 3 inches in diameter. Small white flowers grow in 1 inch clusters. Seed capsules are .5 inches and cylinder shaped. It is susceptible to over watering. The foliage of nearly all species has a strong pungent odor similar to menthol. Well drained soil is preferable. Trees do very well planted from seed. Plant seeds in spring or summer keep shaded and water sparingly until 2 to 3 inches high.