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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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LEPTOSPERMUM 'Silver Sheen'

Commonly known as Manuka, New Zealand tea tree

Silvery foliage and red stems. White flowers in summer
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F) - in greenhouse use loam based compost (JI No. 3) in full or bright, filtered light
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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