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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Leptospermum petersonii


Small tree 10-20' with fine, lime green scented foliage and white flowers in early summer. Hardy to most soils and situations. Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning. Great small tree for small gardens. Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge. Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute.


Biological Name: Leptospermum petersonii
Common Name: Lemon-scented Tea-tree
Family: Myrtaceae
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Early summer
Height: Variable 10-20'
Width: Variable
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Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily. No pre-treatments required.



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