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Australian tea tree
- Pests & Diseases - none.
- Place of Origin - Australia (Tasmania).
- Height and Spread - to 2m (6ft)
- Evergreen - narrow-elliptic leaves to 2cm (¾in) long.
- Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - rounded shrub.
- Full Shade
- Partial Shade
- Neutral to acid soil - will tolerate a moist site with a low nutrient soil.
All flower APR-JUL. They can be grown successfully outdoors in most of the country providing they are planted in a hot, dry and very well sheltered location. If these conditions are not available, then they should be grown in pots or containers in an ericaceous compost and brought into the greenhouse for the winter