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Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum' (Tea tree 'Nichollsii Nanum')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.35m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum'

Other names

Tea tree 'Nichollsii Nanum'

Genus

Leptospermum Leptospermum

Variety or Cultivar

'Nichollsii Nanum' _ 'Nicholsii Nanum' is a dwarf, evergreen shrub with small, narrow, dark purplish-green leaves. In spring and summer it bears solitary, dark-eyed, crimson flowers.


Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Green, Purple in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum' (Tea tree 'Nichollsii Nanum') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum'

Other names

Tea tree 'Nichollsii Nanum'

Genus

Leptospermum Leptospermum

Variety or Cultivar

'Nichollsii Nanum' _ 'Nicholsii Nanum' is a dwarf, evergreen shrub with small, narrow, dark purplish-green leaves. In spring and summer it bears solitary, dark-eyed, crimson flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Green, Purple in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Leptospermum scoparium 'Nichollsii Nanum' (Tea tree 'Nichollsii Nanum') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8

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