Leptospermum squarrosum
PINK TEA TREE, PEACH BLOSSOM TEA TREE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Pruning: Prune one year old wood by half after flowering.

 
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Leptospermum squarrosum
PINK TEA TREE, PEACH BLOSSOM TEA TREE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink, crimson or white

Flowering Time: mid summer to mid autumn

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush, coastal & mediterranean designs

Uses: informal screen, formal screen, formal hedge, barrier

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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