Hardy, native, fluffy white flowers, lemon-scented foliage - it's easy to see why this is so popular. Best in subtropical or warm climates with regular rainfall, though these trees will come through a light frost once mature. Traditionally used to make a citrus tea from the leaves.
DESCRIPTION: Fresh lemon scented foliage with small fluffy white flowers in clusters. Grows as a tree in subtropical climates, and a shrub in cooler ones. These plants are seed-grown. USE IN: Beautiful in native gardens to attract bird-life. Suitable for large containers when pruned regularly. LOCATION: This native shrub is best grown in full sun. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter. Prefers a sheltered position in the garden.Tolerates light frost. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal. CARE: Mulch and water well, prune and fertilise after flowering to promote compact growth. Water well during dry conditions. Easy to maintain. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2-8m H x 4-6m W. May reach up to 20 metres in its natural habitat. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
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