New Zealand Tea Tree

Leptospermum scoparium 'Apple Blossom'

New Zealand Tea Tree - Leptospermum scoparium 'Apple Blossom'

Common Name: New Zealand Tea Tree
Genus: Leptospermum
Species: scoparium
Cultivar: 'Apple Blossom'

The Greek translation of the word Leptospermum refers to the very thin seeds these plants produce.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July

Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

This evergreen shrub has dark green, needle like, fragrant leaves. The purple-pink tinged flowers are produced in Summer.