Leptospermum ‘Lemon Scented Tea Tree’
Leptospermum petersonii (Lemon Scented Tea Tree)
Fast growing, rounded shrub with flaky bark and dense foliage that has a lemon fragrance when crushed.
Young leaves are bronze or reddish. Small white flowers are produced en masse. Excellent screening shrub, windbreaker or hedge. Remove lower branches to create a small tree.
Prefers mild to warm climates and well drained soil. Slightly frost tender. Responds well to clipping and pruning. Will benefit from extra water during very dry periods.
- Max growth of 2-3m high and 1-2m wide.
- Full Sun
- Flowers in Spring and Summer.
In-Store Since 1998 & Online Since 2020
2-3m Mature Height
1-2m Mature Width
Dry Tolerant, Evergreen, Flowering, Native Plant, Screening plant, Shrub (Medium Height), Wind Tolerant
Prefers Warm Conditions, Water Well In Summer, Well Drained Position
Burgandy/Bronze tones, Red tones