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Leptospermum obovatum

Genus Species: Leptospermum obovatum

Common / Product Name: Tea Tree

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

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Height x Width: 3m 1.5m

Pruning: Light

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Early 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 -7°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.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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