Leptospermum scoparium – Manuka, Tea Tree

  • Description
Narrow lanceolate sharply pointed leaves 20mm x 6mm. Single or double flowers cover the bush late autumn to early spring providing a colourful display and nectar for bees. Berries resemble small hot cross buns. Hardy and adaptable. Will withstand windy coastal conditions, or dry soil once established. Ok in clay soils.
Height x Width 5 x 3
Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Kunzea Ericioides, Lepto Coppersheen
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour White
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Screening / Shelter Yes
Hedging Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.