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Leptospermum scoparium nanum Huia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum scoparium nanum Huia Manuka, Manuka Myrtle, New Zealand Tea Tree, Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

A very hardy dwarf evergreen shrub. Flowers abundantly during spring. Foliage is tiny, dark green and glossy, which nestles upon reddish branches. Ideal for small hedges and borders. Looks fantastic in decorative pots also and is great for general landscaping.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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