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Leptospermum laevigatum Fore Shore PBR

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum laevigatum Fore Shore PBR Coastal Tea Tree, Foreshore,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

The ideal Australian native hedge! This plant is the perfect alternative to traditional English Box hedging. A versatile landscape performer with outstanding resilience to the harshest coastal conditions. Leptospermum Fore Shore PBR tolerates salt sprays and salt laden winds making it ideal for difficult coastal sites. It boasts stand out grey-green foliage with bronze coloured new growth. Very hardy, drought tolerant and a low water user, Fore Shore is stand out performer for any garden or public landscape. Grows approx 50cm tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, Container / Pot

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

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

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