New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium 'Nanum Ruru')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Tea
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-04
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