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LEPTOSPERMUM

Commonly known as Manuka, New Zealand tea tree

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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

Small, bright flowers making up for their size by their profuse flowering.

Early Australian settlers steeped leaves of some varieties for drinking. L. scoparium is the source of Manuka honey.

Genus of about 85 species of evergreen shrubs and trees occurring in rainforest and semi-arid areas mainly in Australia but also from southeastern asia to New Zealand.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - mid- to dark-green small leaves do not reach 2.5cm (1in) long and are often silver-hairy when young.
  • Height
  • Height and Spread - to 3m (10ft)
  • Spread
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact shrub with arching shoots.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties - - makes a herbal tea rich in vitamin C. A tasty alternative to China tea - brew longer. Origin of Manuka honey which has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southeastern Australia, New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Buy Varieties of LEPTOSPERMUM

LEPTOSPERMUM grandiflorum

LEPTOSPERMUM grandiflorum  >


Commonly known as: Mountain tea tree, Rodwayanum tea tree.
Single saucer-shaped white flowers in summer and silky hairy white stems. Frost hardy
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Karo Pearl Star'

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Karo Pearl Star'  >


Commonly known as: Australian tea tree, Manuka.
Bright cerise-pink flowers with a green centre. Bright green leaves. An excellent patio plant. A welcome new addition to the range and variety of leptospermums
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Karo Spectro Bay'

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Karo Spectro Bay'  >


Commonly known as: Australian tea tree, Manuka.
Bright mauve-pink flowers with a green centre in profusion in late spring. An impressive new introduction
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM rotundifolia

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Commonly known as: Australian tea tree.
(Jervis Bay form) - single pink, sometimes white relatively large flowers. Glossy grey-green leaves
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Appleblossom'  AWARD

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Appleblossom'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double pale-pink flowers
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Blossom'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Blossom'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double pale pink, one of the best varieties for pot growing
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Burgundy Queen'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Burgundy Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Bronzed foliage, double red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Available again from August 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Coral Candy'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Coral Candy'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double pinkish-white flowers
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Jubilee'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Jubilee'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double pink flowers which deepen to rose-red, bushy habit
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Martini'

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Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Profuse large pink flowers turning deeper with age
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium nanum 'Kea'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium nanum 'Kea' >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Pale pink single flowers. Compact dwarf habit
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£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium nanum 'Kiwi'  AWARD

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium nanum 'Kiwi' >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Nichollsii'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Red flowers and purple-bronze foliage
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Pink Cascade'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Pink Cascade'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Prostrate form, single pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Red Damask'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double dark red flowers and dark green leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Snow Flurry'

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Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double white
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Winter Cheer'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Winter Cheer'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Red-tinted green leaves and semi-double bright red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Wiri Linda'

LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Wiri Linda'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Double white flowers with a hint of pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Available again from August 2020 -

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Silver Sheen'   AWARD

LEPTOSPERMUM 'Silver Sheen'  >


Commonly known as: Manuka, New Zealand tea tree.
Silvery foliage and red stems. White flowers in summer
£14.50 each

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