Pruning is recommended after flowering. Lemon scented teatree. Leptospermum petersonii or the Lemon Scented Tea Tree is a vigorous, fast growing, tall shrub with handsome foliage that is intensely aromatic (lemon).. It grows to around 3 metres tall and 2 metres wide, making it useful for informal hedging and screening, as well as a contrast shrub for other plantings. Leptospermum petersonii . Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge. Description: Shrub or small tree to c. 5 m high, bark flaky, persistent and fibrous, younger stems hirsute, soon glabrous. Leptospermum petersonii F.M.Bailey APNI* . Deep Purple Tea tree flowers appear in spring. Leptospermum scoparium ‘Snow White’ (Tea Tree) is a compact-rounded, densely branched, evergreen shrub with small, aromatic (when crushed), needle-like, gray-green leaves often tinged with pink in cool weather. Hardy in most well drained soils in an open or part sunny position. The lemon-scented, aromatic, lance-shaped leaves, up to 3 inches in length, are green. The small, white flowers are pretty but not very conspicuous and followed by woody capsules. Leptospermum polygalifolium ‘Copper Glow’ A great hardy plant with beautifully arching branches clothed in copper coloured foliage. Leptospermum petersonii, commonly known as Australian Rose (lemon-scented tea-tree), is a rare little tree, naturally occurring in lowland or floodplain areas in Northern New South Wales. Attracts birds and bees to the garden. Great small tree for small gardens. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute. Leptospermum petersonii - lemon scented tea-tree DESCRIPTION: Small native tree with bright green fine scented foliage and small white flowers along the young branches spring and summer. Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub Hardiness zones: 9-11 Sunlight: hot overhead sun Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline Tolerances: light frost The new foliage is a copper/bronze colour. Thank you for your business! The soft, pendulous branches bear long, slender leaves that start coppery, then turn green. Leptospermum Petersonii – Lemon Scented Tea Tree. Description. Leaves often strongly lemon-scented, narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, usually 20–40 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, flat or recurved, mostly glabrous; apex usually retuse; base tapering; sessile. A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit. In late spring and early summer, a profusion of pure white fully double flowers adorned with green centers are borne along the stems. Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Leptospermum petersonii ( Lemon-Scented Tea-Tree ) A fast growing, somewhat pendulous, evergreen small tree, reaching a maximum size of 66 x 15 feet, that is native to Australia's east coast. tropicum x L. ‘Rhiannon’) A medium, weeping shrub with bright green, crowded foliage. Exit Shopping Cart ... Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. Leptospermum 'Pageant' (Hybrid L.polygalifolium ssp. Spread 1.5-2m Leptospermum petersonii You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly. Height 1-1.5m. It makes an excellent street tree where it is adapted. Leptospermum petersonii is a popular small plant known for its different common names within several regions such as: lemon tea Tree, lemon scented tea tree, lemon-scented tea tree and common tea tree. 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