This paperbark tree is of the Myrtle family and is small to medium sized tree. It can grow to a height of 15m and width of 10m, in it’s place of origin, but typically grows 7m high and a width of 3m to 4m in and around Perth.
The leaves are flat and leathery and grey or green in colour. Flowers on this tree are situated at the end of branches and are formed to look like spikes. During Autumn and Spring is when you would expect to see the flowering.
This tree likes the full sun and birds will be attracted to it. It is native to Papua New Guinea and the east coast of Australia.