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Tree Leptospermum petersonii Lemon scented teatree




Description A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit. The new foliage is a 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.    
Mature Size 5 x 3m    
Uses 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. It's ideal for tough conditions e.g. drought conditions or poor soil.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.2-1.5m)
Substitutes Acacia cognata
Acacia cognata 'Burgundy Cascade'
Acacia cognata 'Curtain Call'
Acacia cognata 'Green Magik'
Acacia cognata 'Green Screen'
Acacia cognata 'Lime Magik'
Agonis flexuosa
Agonis flexuosa 'Burgundy'
Allocasuarina torulosa
Corymbia citriodora 'Scentuous' syn. 'Dwarf Pink'
Eucalyptus scoparia
Leptospermum laevigatum
Leptospermum obovatum 'Starry Night'
Lophostemon confertus
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