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Leptospermum epacridoideum      family MYRTACEAE


Rounded shrub to 2 m high by 2 m across with small round leaves, 3 mm in diameter. White flowers, 12 mm in diameter, occur in early summer.

Distribution: NSW.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Hardy shrub. Flowers and fruits stand out well against small dark leaves. Useful shrub for beachside gardens as well as tablelands.

Conservation Status: 2RC-

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996