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Leptospermum scoparium Burgundy Queen

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Wantirna
B12
Size: 25cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $24.15 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $26.56 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum scoparium Burgundy Queen Manuka, Manuka Myrtle, New Zealand Tea Tree, Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Medium evergreen shrub with fine burgundy-flushed foliage and masses of double burgundy flowers in winter and spring. A great native bird and bee attractor that prefers well drained soil. Great to use for screening or in coastal gardens. Grows approx 3-4m tall x 2-3m 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)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun to semi-shade position. Water deeply in dry periods. Fertilise in spring with a slow release fertiliser. Trim lightly after flowering. Tolerates most soil types and coastal conditions. Drought and frost tolerant once established.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy
Flower Colour: Burgundy
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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