Leaves have a strong lemon aroma when crushed. Plants can be used as an effective screen or incorporated into a native garden featuring the fine copper green leaves.
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Availability date: 19/02/2013
OTHER COMMON NAMES
Citratum, Lemon Tea Tree
Leaves are infused to make tea. Leaf oil is distilled and used externally as an antiseptic on a variety of skin conditions.
Fast growing, hardy and ornamental, this shrub is used as a screen or windbreak.
Attracts butterflies - nectar in the flowers provides a food source for butterflies
Wet sclerophyll forests and rainforests of eastern Australia.
Evergreen shrub to 4m with attractive copper toned new leaf growth. Grows in full or partial sun and tolerates moderate frosts, drought and wind.
|Size||Medium shrub (1-3m)|
|Sun Exposure||Partial sun|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
|Harvest Season||Year round|