Leptospermum scoparium
(manuka, tea tree)


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 300 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Fast
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, bees, lizards and insects. Flower colour: White. Suitable for hedging and shelter. Suitable restoration species.

A fast growing shrub with abundant white flowers in Summer. The flowers are attractive to bees. The leaves are very small and prickly to touch where as kanuka leaves are soft to touch. Both manuka and kanuka are used as a nurse crop with other early colonizing plants for revegetation / restoration planting and are also very effective in erosion control.

Habitat: Abundant from coastal situations to low alpine habitats.

Flowering: December to March
Fruiting:    Throughout the year


  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $