|Short, compact tree with quarter inch wide, 4 inch long green leaves and a dark trunk. In the spring cream-colored flowers bloom from thin horn-shaped buds. This variety is salt resistant. 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.