Native Seed Variety Information

Lemon Scented Tea Tree

(Leptospermum liversidgei)

The common name tea tree derives from early settlers soaking tea tree leaves in boiling water to make a tea substitute. It is a small, airy shrub with lemon-scented slender foliage often planted near entertainment areas due to its reputation for repelling mosquitos and other insects.



Plant Type:


Growing Environment:

Plant in Seed Raising Mixture

Germination time:

15 – 21 Days

Seed to Flower:

24 – 36 weeks

Plant Size (Approx cm):

200 (H)


150 (W)
lemon scented tea tree