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Leptospermum scoparium 'Martinii'

Common Name: New Zealand Tea Tree, Manuka

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Leptospermum scoparium 'Martinii'
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Price:  £8.50
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Availability:  

  

8 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  sensory
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Early summer
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Evergreen shrub from New Zealand with aromatic leaves and masses of saucer shaped pink flowers in early-mid summer. Needs a sunny, sheltered garden and free draining soil. Otherwise grow in a pot and move into the greenhouse over winter. Leptospermum are very similar and closely related to Chamalaucium (wax flower) which we commonly get asked for but find Leptospermum to be hardier and more reliable to grow and suggest as an alternative.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


Goes well with
Leptospermum scoparium 'Coral Candy'

Leptospermum scoparium 'Coral Candy'£6.50

A very pretty cultivar with grey green foliage and masses of double pink flowers in spring. For well-drained soil in a sunny spot, hardy in all but coldest gardens in the British Isles.

Leptospermum scoparium 'Electric Red'

Leptospermum scoparium 'Electric Red'£6.50

This cultivar has deep green foliage with a purple tinge, which intensifies in the winter. During the spring, and again in aurumn, it has masses of single deep red flowers. For well-drained soil in sunny sheltered spot.