Leptospermum laevigatum

Coastal Tea Tree

This is a large, bushy shrub or can also grow into a low lying tree with twisted branches. The grey-green, oval-shaped foliage produces small white flowers in spring or early summer that are scattered throughout the tree.

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Uses

It has been used extensively in coastal areas as a wind break and can also be used as an informal hedge. Can also be pruned to keep shape.

Position & Soil

It is a hardy shrub for moist soils in a range of climates and prefer full sun or part shade. It is tolerant of salt spray making it particularly useful in coastal areas.

Categories

Bird Attracting
These are tree selections with magnificent flowers and/or dense habitat for bird attraction.
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Coastal
These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
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Evergreen
This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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Formal Screening
These are tree selections that grow tall enough to provide screening from neighbours, walls and garages. They are usually dense growers with a small or thick leaf that is easy to keep in shape.
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Native
This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.
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Substitutes

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Leptospermum petersonii
A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.The new foliage is copper/bronze colour. It has many small white flowers…

Banksia marginata
This Australian native tree has a dense growth habit with long green leaves bearing silver undersides. The leaves can have…



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