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Common Name: New Zealand Tea Tree, Manuka
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
6 in stock
Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 9 cm pots
Hardy in most British gardens in well-drained soil and sun, this evergreen New Zealand shrub is smothered with small green-centred shell pink flowers in spring and summer. A good bee plant and resistant to Honey Fungus
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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);
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.
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'£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.