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What color are eucalyptus leaves?
Last Updated: 16th April, 2020
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Accordingly, what Colour is eucalyptus?
Likewise, how many types of eucalyptus leaves are there? 700 varieties
Similarly, what does Eucalyptus leaves look like?
Eucalyptus leaves are long, slender, oval in shape, and taper to a point, averaging 7-10 centimeters in length. The surface of the leaves is leathery, waxy, and has a grey to bluish-green hue. The leaves grow in an alternate pattern facing downwards and are covered in oil glands.
Are all eucalyptus leaves edible?
High in antioxidants. Although you cannot eat fresh, whole eucalyptus leaves, dried leaves can be made into tea. Be careful not to mistake this tea for eucalyptus oil, which can be toxic if consumed.