Leptospermum multicaule family MYRTACEAE
Variable shrub, usually low spreading, to 1 m high by 2 m across, occasionally taller. Leaves are elliptical, to 1 cm. Flowers are small, about 8 mm in diameter, and white or rarely pink.
Distribution: NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation From seed or cuttings.
Cultivation See note on genus. Hardy plant, but requires better drainage than most Leptospermum spp.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996