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Leptospermum sericeum

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Leptospermum sericeum

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Wantirna
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
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Wantirna
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
Size: 14cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.62 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum sericeum Silver Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
Medium evergreen native shrub with tiny silver foliage and masses of fragrant pink flowers Winter to Spring. A great native bird and bee attractor that prefers well drained soil. Great to use for screening or in coastal gardens. Grows approx. 1.5-2m tall x 1-1.5m wide.

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

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, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

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 Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Silver
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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