A fast growing shrub with abundant white flowers in Summer. The flowers are attractive to bees.
It is found throughout New Zealand and is one of the most common species.
As it is a pioneer plant it is used for revegetation planting.
Manuka is best planted in Autumn but the roots must not be disturbed when planting.
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- H 3 - 4 m
- Full sun and semi shade
- Tolerant of wet and dry.
- Very hardy
about Leptospermum scoparium
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Waitakere, Rodney and Tamaki Ecological Districts.