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Leptospermum obovatum      family MYRTACEAE


Erect shrub to 3 m high by 1.5 m across with obovate leaves to 1.2 cm. Flowers are white, to 1 cm diameter, and occur in summer.

Distribution: Vic, NSW, ACT.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Very hardy. Useful as a screen plant. A dwarf compact form is available from Melbourne nurseries.

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