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Leptospermum sericeum

Genus Species: Leptospermum sericeum

Common / Product Name: Silver Tea-Tree

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

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Height x Width: 1.5 – 2m x 1 – 1.5m

Pruning: Prune annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Pink

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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