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Leptospermum obovatum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum obovatum Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Dense erect native shrub with shedding bark, green aromatic foliage and small white flowers occurring in spring and summer. River Tea Tree creates a stunning flowering screen. Also ideal as a specimen plant. Grows approx. 3-2m H x 1.5-2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Shady Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
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: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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