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Products > Leptospermum scoparium 'Snow White'
 
Leptospermum scoparium 'Snow White' - White New Zealand Tea Tree

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtles)
Origin: New Zealand (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Bloomtime: Spring/Fall
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 4-5 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Leptospermum scoparium 'Snow White' (White New Zealand Tea Tree) - This is a dense, compact, evergreen shrub to around 4 to 5 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide with a profuse showing of double white, green-centered blooms in the spring as well as in the fall. It has tiny needle-like grey-green leaves often tinged with pink (especially during cold temperatures). It requires good drainage, is drought tolerant, and is hardy down to about 20 degrees F.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Leptospermum scoparium 'Snow White'.