Leptospermum lanigerum – Silky or Wooly Tea Tree seeds x150


Native Tall Shrub Frost Hardy

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Silky or Wooly Tea Tree

Leptospermum lanigerum

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

A native of the south coast, central and southern tablelands of New South Wales, Victoria, south eastern South Australia and all of Tasmania where it is  adaptable to most soils provided they are damp. It will tolerate sun or partial shade in a Mediterranean or cooler climate.

A medium shrub to 3 metres (10 ft) but grows to a tall thin tree of 18 metres (58 ft) in Tasmania.  Usually seen as a shrub with silvery, grey-green to dark green leaves with dense small hairs, oval shaped and 12 mm long usually recurved (bent backwards) with a blunt point; the flowers are solitary, 15 mm in diameter, white, circular petals and numerous small stamens surrounding a central stigma; fruit are small woody capsules that persist on the shrub.

Growing this plant from seed is considered easy.

Offered is a packet of 150 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this Australian native plant.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Flowering Native Common Name: Silky or Wooly Tea Tree
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Leptospermum Type: Shrub
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: lanigerum Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5°C to 0°C) Tolerance to: Frost & drought


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