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tea tree 'Silver Sheen'
Leptospermum are aromatic evergreen shrubs or small trees with small, often silky leaves and 5-petalled flowers in late spring and summer
'Silver Sheen' is an erect evergreen shrub, with small, softly hairy, silvery leaves on reddish shoots, and white flowers in mid summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Ideal for wall training
Propagate by seed at 13-16°C (55-61°F) in autumn or spring; root semi-ripe cuttings with bottom heat in summer
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Flower borders and beds
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Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Usually trouble free
Usually trouble free
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