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   Genus Species: Leptospermum myrsinoides     Common / Product Name: Silky Tea Tree

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Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Size:   Tube

Height x Width:   0.5m - 2.5m x 1m - 1.5m

Pruning:   Prune annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   White

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures:   High frost tolerance. Once established temperatures as low as -6°C for short periods provided the foliage is above frost line.

Upper Temperatures:   Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30's°C to Low 40's°C for short spells.

Fertilizing:   Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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