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TAXANDRIA linearifolia syn. AGONIS linearifolia

Swamp Peppermint or Coarse Tea Tree

NZ Prohibited

Stock: Available

SKU Code: N437


Family: Myrtaceae
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.

Grow notes:

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

  1. Sow seed on a porous seed raising mix and very cover lightly if required to hold the seed in place. Do not bury seed deeply.
  2. Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded position to avoid dying out.
  3. The growing medium should be well draining but should remain damp between watering. Keep moist but not too wet as the seed may rot. Do not let the growing mix completely dry out. 
  4. Germination should occur in 10-28 days depending on the temperature and conditions.

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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