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Leptospermum coriaceum      family MYRTACEAE


Green tea-tree

A dense, spreading shrub to 2 m high by 2 m across. The thick, ovate to elliptical leaves are up to 2 cm long, pointed at the end. Flowers are white, about 2 cm in diameter, and seen mainly in spring.

Distribution: NSW, Vic, SA (arid regions).

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation A good, hardy screen or windbreak plant for semi-arid climates. Full sun and most soils are suitable.

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