Leptospermum petersonii - Lemon Scented Tea Tree

This is a tall shrub or small tree, about 5 m, cultivated as an ornamental and for essential oils. It naturally occurs near sclerophyll forest or rainforest, on sandy or rocky escarpements, on the east coast of Australia. It has simple leaves, 20-40 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. The flowers are white, followed by woody capsules.

Height:  5 metres.

Width:   4 metres.

Growth rate: Fast.

Form: Spreading upright.

Foliage: Simple leaves with a distinctly lemony aroma.

Flower: Attractive white flowers through spring and summer.
Tolerances: Likes full sun and is drought tolerant. Protect from hot, dry winds. It will grow in seaside conditions. It is slightly frost-tender, taking temperatures down to about 25 degrees F.

Landscape use: Ideal screening plant and a great foliage plant for garden beds. Fast growing and ideal for a tough position. The flowers can be cut for indoor decoration.


25CM - TTT

33CM - ST 24/9/2011

45L - ST 24/9/2011

75L - ST 24/9/2011

Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

Email Us: admin@blerick.com.au
Blerick Tree Farm 
Open 7 days
9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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