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Leptospermum brevipes

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum brevipes Slender Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Pendulous, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Fast growing, tall native shrub with pendulous new growth and little white flowers in Spring and Summer. Makes an excellent screen, informal hedge or windbreak. Grows approx. 4-7m tall x 3-4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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