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Leptospermum scoparium

For sale by Catherine

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Grown from seed - these plants are still small but will grow on happily in pots before transferring to the ground. Protect in the first couple of winters. My parent plant has been outside for several years.

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about Leptospermum scoparium

Common names

Australian tea tree, New Zealand tea tree, Manuka, Tea tree

Description

Leptospermum scoparium (Australian tea tree). Tea tree ranges from low ground cover to large shrubs or small trees. They will produce small needle-like leaves which grow on upright spreading stems. The flowers are small and double they appear in the spring they range from white to red.

Cultivation

They need a mild-winter climate with full sun and well-drained soil, some of the species will tolerate poor soils and dry conditions, You can propagate from seeds or cuttings in the summer.

Interest and use

Ornamental, cutting bed, dried arrangements, border

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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