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Leptospermum scoparium 'Winter Cheer' (Tea tree 'Winter Cheer')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Winter Cheer'

Other names

Tea tree 'Winter Cheer'

Genus

Leptospermum Leptospermum

Variety or Cultivar

'Winter Cheer' _ 'Winter Cheer' is an evergreen shrub with red-flushed, linear foliage. In spring, it bears semi-double, bright-red flowers.


Leptospermum scoparium 'Winter Cheer' is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense

Flower

Red in Spring

Foliage

Flushed red, Dark-green 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 'Winter Cheer' (Tea tree 'Winter Cheer') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

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)

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Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Winter Cheer'

Other names

Tea tree 'Winter Cheer'

Genus

Leptospermum Leptospermum

Variety or Cultivar

'Winter Cheer' _ 'Winter Cheer' is an evergreen shrub with red-flushed, linear foliage. In spring, it bears semi-double, bright-red flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense


Colour

Flower

Red in Spring

Foliage

Flushed red, Dark-green 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 'Winter Cheer' (Tea tree 'Winter Cheer') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

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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Hi I have the above named tea tree plant which I bought last year. It flowered beautifully last year to a height of about 3 ft, but this year it has flowered at the bottom 1ft and the rest upwards is… read more

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