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Leptospermum obovatum

Plant name: Blunt-leaf tea tree

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC.

Cultural notes: A hardy shrub tolerant of most soils provided they are not waterlogged. Can be grown in full sun to heavy shade.

Maintenance: Can be lightly pruned if necessary.

Tolerates: Tolerant of frost, drought and low nutrient soils.

Flowering season: Summer.

Flower colour: Creamy white flowers to 12mm in diameter.

Foliage colour: The leaves are dark green to grey-green, leathery and can be narrow or broad to 2cm in length.

Width: Up to 2m

Height: Up to 4m

Plant spacing: 80cm apart

Recommended uses: Useful as a screen or informal hedge.

Description: A dense upright shrub growing to 4m in height and spreading 2m. Aromatic dark green to grey-green foliage with blunt tips. Creamy white flowers occurring in summer.