Strawberry Gum

strawberry-gum-tree.jpgEucalyptus olida, also known as the Strawberry Gum, is a medium-sized tree to 20 m, restricted to the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales.

Flowers are cream coloured and are followed by small woody capsules. The  glossy green leaves are intensely aromatic.

Strawberry gum is used to enhance the flavour of cooked fruit dishes, desserts or spiced jams, bringing out the classic ‘berry’ flavour. Use also in herbal teas and carbonated beverages