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Tea Tree, New Zealand (Leptospermum scoparium), potted plant, organic


Family: Myrtle (Myrtaceae)

Hardy to Zones 8 to 11

(Manuka) Perennial evergreen shrub to small tree, growing to 10 feet tall, native to highland Tasmania, New Zealand and New South Wales in Australia.  Comely plant produces a dense early summer display of blossoms colored white and tinged with red.  Traditional usage (native NZ):  stimulating rub for treating rheumatism and muscular pain.  Bees visit the flowers and then make manuka honey, which is famed worldwide as a tasty medicinal honey, also used externally for treatment of burns, staph infections and sores that are slow to heal.  Sow in spring, in the warm greenhouse, or anytime under lights.
Potted plant, grown from seed, 3-inch pot, nice starters

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  1. Ashley (verified owner)

    Hello! I’m in Zone 7b (North AL) and wondered if I should keep Tea Tree is a large planter or if he would do ok in the ground? What sort of sun conditions does he like best? Thank you!

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