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Wallum Tea Tree
SKU Code: N 600
Characteristics: Small spreading shrub to 50cm
Seed per packet: Small seed, over 100
Dense low spreading shrub typically growing to around 50 cm with a weeping habit with egg-shaped to narrow elliptical foliage with a blunt tip.
Five petal pink or white flowers occur profusely from late winter through the months of spring. Useful as a ground covering shrub, good tolerance to coastal conditions.
Originates from the coastal heathland of New South Wales.
Hardy in a range of climates and soils in a sunny or partial shade position. Prefers a moist soil, provide adequate water supply when growing in dry soil. Frost tolerant to -7°C
Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
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