Lemon Scented Tea-Tree

Scientific Name: 
Leptospermum petersonii
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Lovely looking ornamental shrub to small tree. Smells great and can be pruned too.
Plant Height: 
to 5m
Plant Width: 
3m
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Oil
Repellent
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Harvest Period: 
All year
Of Interest: 
Fresh, ground and dried. The lemon-scented leaves make a good tea and can also be used to create essential oils.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Climate: 
Cool
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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