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Leptospermum petersonii

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Leptospermum petersonii

Leppet
Lemon Scented Tea Tree,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B12
Size: 25cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $24.15 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $26.56 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum petersonii Lemon Scented Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Irregular Shape

Description:
Fast growing, native tall shrub/small tree with wonderful lemon scented foliage. Branching is pendulous and little white flowers appear in early summer. Great for small gardens. Makes an excellent screen, informal hedge or windreak. Contains essential oils suitable for candles, soap making and as a herbal tea. Grows approx 5m x 3m

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, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, 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 native fertiliser.

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: Yes

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