|This slim variety with golden-brown shiny bark and silver-grey foliage does well in a wide variety of irrigation conditions. Yields insignificant flowers and fruit. 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.