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Leptospermum petersonii Little Lemon Scents

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum petersonii Little Lemon Scents Lemon Scented Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Pendulous, Shrub Like, Weeping

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. Grows approx. 1.5-2m H x 1.5m W.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Erosion Control, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

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: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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