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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Common Name Lemon scented teatree
Foliage Evergreen 269
Form Round 138
Mature Size 5 x 3m
Family Myrtaceae 132
Genus Leptospermum 5
Species Petersonii 1
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. Its ideal for tough conditions ie. drought conditions or poor soil
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