Leptospermum rotundifolium ‘Bobbles’ – Tea Tree

A very rounded and compact small shrub, it has bronzey new growth and white and pink flowers in spring. A great little low maintenance plant that looks neat and tidy without pruning. It grows to a metre high and wide, and will tolerate most soils. Does best in a well drained spot in sun to part shade.

Scientific Name:Leptospermum rotundifolium
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Tea Tree
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Topiary, Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.