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Leptospermum flavescens (Tea Tree, Manuka, Leptospermum)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Leptospermum flavescens:
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
Design & Plant Use for Leptospermum flavescens:
  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting


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Leptospermum flavescens (Tea Tree, Manuka, Leptospermum)