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Backhousia Citriodora
Backhousia citriodora - Lemon Myrtle
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This hardy native tree has fresh lemon scented foliage which can be used to add a distinctive Australian flavour to cooking and tea. Fluffy white flowers appear in clusters in summer. It makes a great shade or feature tree, but can be grown in a large container if kept pruned.
Size — 180mm
Colour — White
Growth Width — 6m
Growth Height — 8m
Drought Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Flowering Period — January, December
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

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