|A tall, slim tree with pendant branches. Thin leave grow up to 6 inches long and are light green in color. Also has small clustered, light colored flowers and small goblet shaped seed capsules. Its grayish-brown bark flakes away to reveal a white powdery trunk. 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.