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Leptospermum laevigatum

Genus Species: Leptospermum laevigatum

Common / Product Name: Coastal Tea Tree

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
Tube20cm

Height x Width: 3 – 5m x 3.00 – 5.00m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: White

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

Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods.

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

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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