Height 1-1.5m. Pruning is recommended after flowering. tropicum x L. ‘Rhiannon’) A medium, weeping shrub with bright green, crowded foliage. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent. Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub Hardiness zones: 9-11 Sunlight: hot overhead sun Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline Tolerances: light frost The new foliage is a copper/bronze colour. Lemon scented teatree. You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly. Thank you for your business! It makes an excellent street tree where it is adapted. Attracts birds and bees to the garden. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute. Exit Shopping Cart Leptospermum petersonii. Spread 1.5-2m Leptospermum petersonii This plant is also belongs from Myrtaceae family and native to eastern parts of Australia. Leptospermum petersonii or the Lemon Scented Tea Tree is a vigorous, fast growing, tall shrub with handsome foliage that is intensely aromatic (lemon).. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. Description. ... Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning. Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Leptospermum petersonii . The small, white flowers are pretty but not very conspicuous and followed by woody capsules. Leptospermum petersonii - lemon scented tea-tree DESCRIPTION: Small native tree with bright green fine scented foliage and small white flowers along the young branches spring and summer. Previous literature proposed the existence of three chemical varieties of this species, based on the composition of its EO ( Brophy et al., 2000 ). Hardy in most well drained soils in an open or part sunny position. Leptospermum scoparium ‘Snow White’ (Tea Tree) is a compact-rounded, densely branched, evergreen shrub with small, aromatic (when crushed), needle-like, gray-green leaves often tinged with pink in cool weather. USE IN: Native and coastal gardens as a feature or for light screening. Leptospermum petersonii is a popular small plant known for its different common names within several regions such as: lemon tea Tree, lemon scented tea tree, lemon-scented tea tree and common tea tree. Deep Purple Tea tree flowers appear in spring. Leptospermum Petersonii – Lemon Scented Tea Tree. Great small tree for small gardens. In late spring and early summer, a profusion of pure white fully double flowers adorned with green centers are borne along the stems. A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit. Description: Shrub or small tree to c. 5 m high, bark flaky, persistent and fibrous, younger stems hirsute, soon glabrous. Leaves often strongly lemon-scented, narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, usually 20–40 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, flat or recurved, mostly glabrous; apex usually retuse; base tapering; sessile. Leptospermum 'Pageant' (Hybrid L.polygalifolium ssp. Leptospermum petersonii ( Lemon-Scented Tea-Tree ) A fast growing, somewhat pendulous, evergreen small tree, reaching a maximum size of 66 x 15 feet, that is native to Australia's east coast. Establishes quickly making it ideal for new gardens. Leptospermum petersonii, commonly known as Australian Rose (lemon-scented tea-tree), is a rare little tree, naturally occurring in lowland or floodplain areas in Northern New South Wales. Leptospermum polygalifolium ‘Copper Glow’ A great hardy plant with beautifully arching branches clothed in copper coloured foliage. Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge. Leptospermum petersonii F.M.Bailey APNI* . The lemon-scented, aromatic, lance-shaped leaves, up to 3 inches in length, are green. 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