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Leptospermum petersonii Lemon Hedge

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Leptospermum petersonii Lemon Hedge

LeppetLH
Tea Tree,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 30cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $57.75 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $63.52 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum petersonii Lemon Hedge Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Fast growing, medium native shrub with wonderful aromatic foliage. Branching is pendulous and little white flowers appear in Summer. Makes an excellent screen, informal hedge or windbreak. Contains essential oils suitable for candles, soap making and as a herbal tea. Grows approx. 2-3m tall x 1.5m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Do not cultivate around the roots. Can be lightly pruned to keep looking neat and tidy. 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: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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