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Swamp Peppermint or Coarse Tea Tree
SKU Code: N437
Characteristics: Upright shrub or small tree to 2.5 to 5 m
Seed per packet: Fine seed, hunderds
Seed per grams: Fine seed, Approx. 4,400
A fast-growing upright shrub or small tree to 5 metres with aromatic dark green foliage that produces clusters of white waxy looking flowers on mass in spring or autumn.
Often found growing along the edge of swamps and watercourses it grows in a variety of soils from sandy well drained soil to clay. Drought tolerant and frost resistant.
Occurs naturally in the regions of the Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain and Warren in the South West Province of Western Australia.
Taxandria linearifolia was first formally named Leptospermum linearifolium beforelater being being remaned as Agonis linearifolia before finally being re-classified as Taxandria.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in 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.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
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