Erect shrub or tree 3.0 to 15.0 metres. Downy covering on leaves, stems and flowers. Flowers white in spring/summer.
Feature Codes: ABCDEFHKNPS
Leptospermum nitidum 'Shiny Tea Tree'
Origin: Tasmanian provenance.
Shrub or small tree 2.0 to 8.0 metres. Leaves dark green and shiny. large white flowers with green centres in summer.
Feature Codes: EHJNST
Seeds per gram: 10000+
Leptsopermum polygalifolia 'Copper Tantoon'
Origin: Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.
Medium shrub 2.0-3.0m height. Width 1.5-2.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for shrubberies, specimen, hedge, screen. Most soils except
very dry. Suit sand. Full sun to part shade. Moderately frost hardy. Needs some sumer water. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and
Summer. Pruning not required but will respond if pruned.
Features: Good hedge plant. Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Copper young growth. Excellent coastal species. Good honey species.
Useful cut flower.
Leptospermum riparium 'River Tea Tree'
Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.
Shrub 2.0 to 4.0 metres. Glossy green leaves. Stems reddish. Flowers white in spring.