Deciduous; leafless for a period in November. Blaze fibres interlocked.
Cotyledons wider than long, about 13-15 x 17-23 mm, apex truncate, base rounded, upper surface with a few hairs towards the base. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves obovate, apex acute, obtuse or shortly acuminate, base cuneate, hairy on the upper surface; oil dots small, scattered, difficult to see; petioles, stem and terminal bud densely hairy. Seed germination time 98 to 180 days.