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Leptospermum juniperinum      family MYRTACEAE


Very variable shrub. Upright or spreading. Usually less than 3 m high. Leaves are pointed, variable in length, to 15 mm, narrow-lanceolate. Flowers, to 1 cm diameter, are white and occur in spring or early summer.

Distribution: Qld, NSW.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Very hardy. Upright, smaller leaf forms make useful screen plants. Refer L. continentale for differences with that species.

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996