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Leptospermum laevigatum

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Leptospermum laevigatum

Leplae
Coastal Tea Tree,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum laevigatum Coastal Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Fast growing, evergreen, native woody shrub/small tree with grey-green oval-shaped leaves and twisted branches. Little white flowers appear in Spring and early Summer. Great for coastal gardens. Makes an excellent screen, informal hedge or windbreak. Grows approx. 5m tall x 3m 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, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Verge, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Do not cultivate around the roots. Can be lightly pruned to create a hedge. Benefits from an annual application of Blood and Bone or low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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