Leptospermum petersonii

Lemon scented teatree

A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.The new foliage is copper/bronze colour. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent.

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Fantastic as a street tree because of its smaller growth and can also be used as an informal hedge because of its dense foliage. It also is a great bird attractant.

Position & Soil

Adaptable to most soils but prefers a well drained full sun position. Sites similar to coastal conditions are perfect. Its ideal for tough conditions ie. drought conditions or poor soil


Bird Attracting
These are tree selections with magnificent flowers and/or dense habitat for bird attraction.
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These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
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This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
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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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