Leptospermum ‘Rudolph’ – Tea Tree

 

A fast growing medium shrub and features purplish new folaige growth and large red flowers in summer rather than spring as for most tea trees. Great feature or screen plant, great for cut flowers. Frost tolerant.

Scientific Name:Leptospermum
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Tea Tree
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen
Special Uses:Cut flower, Honey producing plant, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.